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Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA 4-Year Public
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About ODU

ODU is a 4-year public school located in Norfolk, VA. It is an urban college that enrolls 19,176 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat selective as the ODU acceptance rate is 89%.

College Info

5115 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23529

Campus Setting: Urban

ODU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to ODU is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to ODU is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

ODU ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above


18 to 24


18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to ODU is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into ODU. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

ODU SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1160


Math SAT Range

480 - 580


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1160 and Above


970 to 1160


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for ODU students is 1077. Applicants with SAT scores of 1160 and above have a good chance of being admitted to ODU, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1160 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at ODU.

ODU Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at ODU is like? There are approximately 23,675 students enrolled at ODU, including 19,176 undergraduate students and 4,499 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from VA and 8% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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