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Application Dates

Fall - Early Action
March 15
Fall - Regular Decision August 1
Spring October 1
March 15

Transfer students have previously attended a regionally accredited college or university after graduating from high school or receiving a GED. No matter where you began your college career, you are now ready to join the ODU community and experience classes with ODU's world-class faculty on our vibrant metropolitan campus.

Application Process

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Make your transition to ODU an easy one using our application checklist and minding the application deadlines.

Costs & Financial Aid


The costs and financing of your education are critical pieces of putting together your university experience. Learn more about ODU's tuition, fees and available financial aid.

World-Class Academics

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Academics at ODU isn't one dimensional. It sparks your imagination, taps all of your senses and makes use of today's technologies. It's equal parts thought and action, knowledge and skill. You can't know without doing or do without knowing.

Rich Campus Community

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On one of the most diverse campuses in Virginia, there is no end to the fascinating mix of stories you'll hear, people you'll meet, and the interests you'll share. Those interests are reflected in the more than 200 clubs and organizations on campus open for discovery.

Living on Campus

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Moving out of the house onto campus is a big step, but Housing & Residence Life is fully prepared to make your transition as smooth as possible. ODU offers resident students a variety of living options, from traditional dorm-style residence halls to your very own on-campus apartment. Living on campus definitely has its perks.