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University Facts & Figures

Location Norfolk, VA
Extended Campus Centers Peninsula Higher Education Center, Hampton
Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, Virginia Beach
Tri-Cities Center, Portsmouth
History 1930 - Norfolk Division of The College of William and Mary
1962 - Independent institution
1969 - University status
Enrollment 24,670 Total
19,612 Undergraduate; 5,058 Graduate
International: 1,092 from 105 countries
Alumni More than 124,000 in all 50 states and 67 countries
President John R. Broderick
Faculty Full-time: 722
Part-time: 502
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 21 to 1
Colleges 6
Degree Programs 70 bachelor's degrees
54 master's degrees
42 doctoral degrees
2 educational specialist degrees
Distance Learning More than 70 degree programs by satellite, online, video-streaming and CD-ROM.
Research Total research and development expenditures total $96.2 million
Economic Impact Business and research initiatives contribute nearly $2 billion annually to the economy. The Old Dominion University Business Gateway provides a streamlined entry point to the intellectual capital, innovative technologies and world-class infrastructure of the university.
Economic Outreach Applied Research Center
Center for Accelerator Physics
Center for Advanced Engineering Environments
Center for Molecular Biology
Executive Development Center
Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport
National Centers for System of Systems Engineering
Social Science Research Center
Virginia Applied Technology and Professional Development Center
Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCERC)
Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC)
Library The University Libraries provide online research databases, e-books, thousands of online journals, and more than 3 million items in its physical collections.
Athletics Member, Conference USA (football, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's swimming and diving, baseball, women's rowing)
Mid-American Athletic Conference (wrestling)
Big East Conference (field hockey)
Atlantic Sun Conference (women's lacrosse 2014-15)
18 intercollegiate teams
28 team and 4 individual National Championships
ODU competes in the NCAA Division I level
ODU football is NCAA FBS level
Student Organizations 300+
Tuition Rates* $285 per credit hour for in-state undergraduate
$807 per credit hour for out-of-state undergraduate
$412 per credit hour for in-state graduate
$1048 per credit hour for out-of-state graduate
(* not an official source for tuition rates. For official tuition rates, visit Current Tuition Rates.)
Accreditation Old Dominion University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award baccalaureate, master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.
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ODU Factbook

The ODU Factbook contains statistics about our colleges, programs and students as well as data about faculty, staff and University finances.