Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA
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Old Dominion University Review

Norfolk, VA, 5115 Hampton Blvd
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture B+
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups B+
B+
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Old Dominion University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 24,672 students and offering 124 degrees in Norfolk, VA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Old Dominion University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,296 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
8
3
Art Studies
61
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
23
Community College Education
5
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
66
0
Creative Writing
8
Education
13
57
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
18
Educational Leadership and Administration
51
40
Elementary Education and Teaching
128
English Language and Literature
99
25
Foreign Languages and Literatures
25
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
4
Music Teacher Education
11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
214
36
Reading Teacher Education
8
Rhetoric and Composition
195
Rhetoric and Composition/writing Studies
11
Secondary Education and Teaching
72
Special Education and Teaching
2
Special Education and Teaching
41
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
66
5
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,194 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
1
Asian Studies/civilization
7
Clinical Psychology
1
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
7
History
84
10
Humanities/humanistic Studies
10
International Relations and Affairs
46
14
12
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
253
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
229
Philosophy
12
Political Science
70
Psychology
286
12
5
Public Administration
36
1
5
Sociology
83
3
Urban Studies/affairs
0
Women's Studies
6
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
718 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
1
Biomedical Sciences
5
Civil Engineering
48
Computer Engineering
22
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
43
Engineering
2
247
31
Engineering
1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
162
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
0
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
4
Mechanical Engineering
111
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist
12
Ocean Engineering
19
Transportation/mobility Management
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
622 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
10
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
50
24
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
20
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
46
3
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
101
4
Physical Therapy/therapist
47
Public Health
21
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
27
Registered Nurse
202
67
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Business
571 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
96
22
Business Administration and Management
169
41
11
Business/managerial Economics
24
Economics
6
12
Finance
91
Marketing/marketing Management
82
Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions and Contracts Management
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
399 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
16
Biology
227
16
Chemistry
10
9
7
Computational and Applied Mathematics
4
Geography
23
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
14
Mathematics
32
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
12
1
Physics
14
6
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
281 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminology
276
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
226 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
48
31
6
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
4
Management Information Systems
130
Systems Engineering
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Hospitality
73 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
73
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
41 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Acting
0
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
26
Music Performance
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Communication and Media
6 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Agriculture
3 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Old Dominion University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
Business Administration and Management
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
Criminology
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
Educational Leadership and Administration
Engineering
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Hygiene (DH) American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1980

Lectures, lab work, group work, hands on diverse clinical exposures, & a great library

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
criminal justice, Class of 1989

liberal; students are not very smart

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Administration, Class of 2007

Mostly right out of high school. Mixture of cultures.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering, Class of 2008

Everything is new and modern

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 5 Reviews
Alumni
Nursing, Class of 1980

Only groups that I was involved in surrounded medical & scientific topics, but basketball was the sport that pulled everyone together

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering, Class of 2008

It used to be Women's basketball. Now it is football.

Rated January 2016
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