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ODU is among the top 5% of universities nationwide to earn the prestigious Carnegie "Research 1" Classification, indicating very high research activity
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Student to Faculty Ratio
38%
Students from Underrepresented Ethnic Groups
25%
Military Affiliated Students

Find Your Future at ODU

Our future is written through diversity of thought—unrestrained by legacy. We flourish when our global community gathers to ignite the extraordinary. At the intersection of down-to-earth and down-to-business, we’re launching everything from boutiques to battleships. Old Dominion University values varied experiences that embrace a wide range of solutions and perspectives. Come spark your future—and start your reign.

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Financial Aid

Old Dominion University offers a valuable and high-quality education. Our Office of Finance and Office of Student Financial Aid can help you explore ways to pay for college. By offering $200 million in financial aid packages annually, ODU sets you on a path for success from day one.

75%
of ODU students get financial help, including federal and state grants, scholarships, educational loans, or through college work-study programs.