Old Dominion University Nursing Programs
Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University is a public institution. The location of Old Dominion is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Old Dominion University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Old Dominion.
|#30||Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Old Dominion has earned from around the web.
|#3||Best Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#37||Best Registered Nursing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#42||Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#56||Best Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Old Dominion University?
Contact details for Old Dominion are given below.
|Address:||5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23529|
How Do I Get Into Old Dominion?
You can apply to Old Dominion online at: www.odu.edu/admission/apply
Admission Requirements for Old Dominion
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Old Dominion?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 96%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to Old Dominion submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 570.
Can I Afford Old Dominion University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Old Dominion, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $7,627 a year. That adds up to $30,508 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Old Dominion is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Old Dominion University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 4,664 graduate students at the school.
Of the 14,740 full-time undergraduates at Old Dominion, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Old Dominion University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5,039|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,365|
Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Old Dominion University. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 95 countries are represented at Old Dominion. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Old Dominion University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Old Dominion has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Old Dominion Rankings
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Old Dominion University was $10,800 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $30,960. The following table shows how Old Dominion is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
Online Growth Rankings of Old Dominion
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Old Dominion University was 37.7%. This is the #432 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Old Dominion regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Old Dominion ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Old Dominion.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing||#22|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Old Dominion University Nursing Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing||0||0||0||44||44|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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