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International Admission Process

The process begins here...

Old Dominion Monarchs come from all over the world to become part of the multi-national fabric of the ODU community. Are you an international student interested in starting your academic journey at ODU? Choose your path below and be one step closer to becoming a Monarch!

Undergraduate International Checklist

Student Walks to Class

Checklist and information on credentials, deadlines, test scores and financial assistance for international students seeking undergraduate programs.

Graduate International Checklist

Students Studying

Checklist and information on credentials, deadlines, test scores and financial assistance for international students seeking graduate programs.

English Proficiency

Students Walk to Class

If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of English proficiency to enroll in classes.


Non-Degree International Checklist

Students Hangout at Borjo

Checklist and information on credentials, deadlines, test scores and immigration guidelines for international students seeking coursework in incidental, or non-degree status.

Frequently Asked Questions

Students in Conservatory

Frequently asked questions by international students during the application process.

Certificate of Eligibility

Passport Stamp

ODU is approved to administer both F-1 student and J-1 student and exchange visitor programs. With sufficient proof of funding, the University will issue either an I-20 or DS-2019 visa document.