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A diverse student body learning alongside award-winning faculty in nearly 100 undergraduate programs. We invite you to live, learn and engage with a vibrant local community that is as "unique" as your interest - A place you can call home.


At ODU, graduate students engage in small classes with dedicated faculty who are professionals in their fields. Each of our graduate programs offer challenging courses as well as excellent research opportunities.


Adjacent to Norfolk's urban center, ODU is a state-assisted, regionally accredited doctoral research institution, enrolling an international student and scholar population of over 1,100.

Non-degree Seeking Students

Nondegree entry is available to applicants not seeking admission to a degree program but who wish to enroll in course work at Old Dominion University. Nondegree applicants must complete and submit an online application for admission to enroll in any courses.

Gyan Kharel, originally from Nepal, has an undergrad degree in Chemistry and is now in his third year at ODU earning a Ph.D. in Chemistry.
Gyan Kharel Graduate Student

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