About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused research university with rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that contribute nearly $2.1 billion to the economy. Located along the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, the ODU campus boasts state-of-the-art academic facilities, 14 residence halls and amenities such as the Student Recreation Center.
Our Monarchs can choose from over 120 undergraduate programs, over 130 graduate programs at the master's, education specialist and doctoral levels and a wealth of certificate and professional development programs. They learn from experts in their chosen field, as our award-winning faculty bring their real-world expertise to classrooms that foster innovation and collaboration.
Student success lives at the heart of the Monarch experience. Monarchs have full access to services such as academic advising, peer mentoring and subject-specific resource centers. The Learning Commons at Perry Library provides students with 24/5 study space, computing resources, teamwork spaces and even presentation practice rooms. Students can begin planning their future with our comprehensive career development services or forge their own path by engaging with the Strome Entrepreneurial Center.