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Application Checklist

Mail credentials to

Old Dominion University
Office of Admissions
108 Alfred B. Rollins Jr. Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529-0050


Freshman Application Checklist

  • Application
  • $50 fee (non-refundable)
  • Official High School Transcript or GED Transcript
  • Official SAT/ACT scores*
  • Activity Resume (optional)
  • 1-3 Letters of Recommendation (optional)
  • Essay - 400 word maximum, topic of your choice (optional)
  • Official AP test scores or Dual Enrollment Transcript (optional)

* Applicants who chose not to participate in Score Choice, the SAT score-reporting policy, benefit as ODU will receive all test results and can review the highest section scores from multiple test dates.

Non-Traditional Freshman

Students who graduated from high school or received a GED more than two years ago and who never enrolled at a regionally accredited college or university.

Non-traditional freshman applicants who graduated more than three years ago are not required to submit official SAT/ACT test scores.

Please note

  • If you choose to send credentials to our office via the mail, please send all credentials in one envelope to expedite the application process.
  • In order to correctly match credentials to applications, please list your complete legal name and date of birth on all documents.
  • Admission to Old Dominion University does not guarantee admission to a specific degree program. The following programs require an additional application once a student has been admitted to the university: Cytotechnology, Dental Hygiene, Environmental Health, Medical Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing and Ophthalmic Technology.
  • Once admitted a $200 non-refundable admission deposit is required to secure your place in the incoming class and is applied toward your tuition and fees.