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Financial Aid for Prospective Students

Early Estimation of Financial Assistance

The FAFSA4caster website will help you to estimate your eligibility for federal student aid.

Tuition Rate Determination

Determine if you are eligilbe for in-state tuition.


For Prospective Students

Every incoming student is encouraged to apply for fInancial aid through Old Dominion's Financial Aid Office. After applying for financial aid, our staff will be able to determine what financial aid options are available and best for you. Following are some helpful links to get you started in the Financial Aid Process.


Applying for Aid

Students Studying

Learn about the process for applying and qualifying for financial aid.

Transferring to ODU

Young female student

Information on how to apply for financial aid at Old Dominion University as a transfer student, helping your transition to a new school.


Release Your FAFSA Information to ODU

Once you have a PIN number and FAFSA on file, you need to release your information to ODU before applying or transferring to the university. To get your PIN or FAFSA, see the Applying for Aid page.

  • Go online to the FAFSA website, go to middle column at bottom of page and select "Make corrections to a processed FAFSA"
  • Use ODU's school code - - 003728 -- to release your information electronically
  • If you do not have a PIN #, but have a FAFSA on file:
  • Call the US Department of Education's Federal Processor at 1-800-433-3243 and request to add ODU to your FAFSA
  • You will need to have your DRN # from your Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • If you do not have a SAR you may need to request that a duplicate be mailed to you
  • Use ODU's school code - - 003728 -- to release your information electronically

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