You've decided to start your journey toward becoming a Monarch and expanding your modern mind. Choose your admission type and begin the exciting discovery that comes with being a student at Old Dominion University!
From idea to invention. ODU faculty and students are shaping the way we interact with our environment, giving voice to our experience and the way we live in the coming years. With more than 160 programs of mind-expanding study and internships in every imaginable field, what you learn at ODU will prepare you to succeed anywhere. Our philosophy is simple: Knowledge should be productive. Every new mind, every new perspective widens the possibilities. We’re excited to see what you bring!
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.
Second degree applicants have already earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and want to pursue an additional bachelor’s degree in a different course of study.
Old Dominion University offers non-degree admission for visiting students or those interested in receiving a licensure. As a non-degree student, you can further your education without being committed to a degree program.
Whatever the reason, if you had to stop taking classes at ODU and you left in good academic standing, we encourage you to come back and finish your degree. Students who have previously attended ODU and have not taken classes for longer than one year must complete the reactivation process.
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