Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is a public college in Norfolk, Virginia and has been named to the Best 100 Online Colleges and Best Colleges for Adults award lists. Its online program features 23 online degree options. The part-time student body is 4,882 students. The in-state on-campus net price to attend is $16,587 and the per-credit hour charge is $356. The school offers weekend/evening classes, credit for military training, credit for life experiences, academic counseling services, career services, and more.
- Distance education:Yes
- Career services:Yes
- Weekend/Evening classes:Yes
- Credit for life experiences:Yes
- On-Campus day care:No
- Remedial services:No
- Full-time undergrad students:14,740
- Undergrad students over 25 years old:5,094
- Pell Grant students:7,307
- Online and distance education undergrad students:11,365
Students over 25 years old26%
Online & Distance Programs
Bachelor's degrees offered
- Personal and Culinary Services(2)
- Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields(2)
- Foreign Languages Literatures and Linguistics(1)
- Liberal Arts and Sciences General Studies and Humanities(1)
- Parks Recreation Leisure and Fitness Studies(1)
- Homeland Security Law Enforcement Firefighting and Related Protective Service(1)
- Construction Trades(4)
- Business Management Marketing and Related Support Services(5)
- Retention rate for part-time students:68%
- Graduation rate for part-time students:37%
Military & Veteran
- Credit for military training:Yes
- Dedicated staff member:Yes
- Student veteran organization:Yes
- Yellow Ribbon Program member:Yes
- Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges member:Yes
- Online Synchronous
- Online Asynchronous
- Traditional Semester Timing
- 24/7 Tech Support
- Transfer Credit Accepted
- CLEP Exam
- DANTE Exam
- Military Service Credit
- Writing Center
- Career Services
- Financial Aid
Featured Programs & Degrees
Students have the opportunity to choose from several concentrations within the Strome College of Business. The finance degree can be completed entirely online.
Criminal Justice Overview
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice can be completed entirely online. The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice are offered through the degree-completion program.
ODUonline offers teacher special education degrees that lead to teacher certification in Virginia and the state of Washington.
Special Education – IDS Teacher Prep
Special Education – Early Childhood & Adapted Curriculum IDS Teacher Prep
Health Sciences Overview
At ODUonline students can advance their careers in several areas of healthcare: administration, public health, or by becoming a practitioner.
Health Services Administration
Nursing – RN to BSN
The undergraduate nursing program at Old Dominion University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This program will prepare students to move forward to an MSN or DNP.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is offered through degree completion and from start-to-finish online. Students will learn quantitative and analytical skills, which will equip them for a variety of careers.
Science & Technology
Engineering, Computer Science, Data & Information technology has many applications throughout business and government. Some courses are specific to the Navy and have different ranks associated with the degree.
Degree Options Include
Civil Engineering Technology
EET – Computer Engineering Technology
EET – Electrical Systems Technology
General Engineering Technology: Electromechanical Systems
Industrial Technology (Occupational & Technical Studies)
Information Systems & Technology
Manufacturing Systems/ mechanical system design
MET – Nuclear Systems Concentration
Modeling & Simulation Engineering
For students interested in working in social services or in some kind of counseling role may consider a degree in Human Services. This degree can be completed entirely online or through degree completion.
A degree in interdisciplinary studies can help students with a significant amount of transfer credit complete their degree quickly. ODUonline offers several concentrations within general studies so students can find an option that will help them advance in their career.
Degree Options Include
Elementary Education transition to grad school for teaching license