Old Dominion University is Virginia’s forward-focused, metropolitan research university for high-performing students from around the world who want a rigorous academic experience in a fast-paced and profoundly multi-cultural community.
With an enrollment of more than 24,000 students, the university offers 69 bachelor's, 56 master's and 41 doctoral degree programs and 2 educational specialists degrees through its colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Engineering and Technology, Health Sciences and Sciences.
Old Dominion's eminent scholarship and innovative and engaging teaching foster nationally recognized programs in creative writing, criminal justice, engineering management, systems engineering, finance, international business, physics, oceanography, physical therapy, special education and technology teacher education, among others.
A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving propels cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships. The ODU Business Gateway and Fusion Centers in modeling and simulation, bioelectrics, maritime health and systems, and alternative energies drive the university’s role as an economic development leader that contributes nearly $1 billion annually to the local economy.
In addition to its 185-acre main campus in Norfolk, Old Dominion operates higher education centers in Hampton, Virginia Beach and Portsmouth and a thriving distance learning network that partners with Virginia's community colleges, as well as sites in Arizona, Georgia and Washington.
Old Dominion University is an institution where forward focused thinking results in innovative solutions that improve individuals’ lives, our communities, and the world.