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Second Degree

Application Dates

Fall June 1
Spring October 1
March 15

Second degree applicants are students who 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 field of study. Second degree applicants apply for a specific program and applications are reviewed by the staff from the intended program.

Application Checklist

  • Application
  • $50 fee (non-refundable)
  • Official College Transcript (from ALL previously attended institutions)

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 non-refundable admission deposit is required to secure your place in the incoming class. The admission deposit is applied to your tuition and fees.

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.


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