Old Dominion University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,029
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$17,162
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.97%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
95.4%
13,651 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
24,286
67.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52.7%
1,427 Graduates

About

Old Dominion University is a higher education institution located in Norfolk city, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Old Dominion University were General Psychology (297 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (252 degrees), and Criminology (239 degrees).

In 2020, 5,532 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Old Dominion University. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,892 degrees), 2.26 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1277 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Old Dominion University is $7,029, which is $−21,600 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Old Dominion University is $7,029, which is $−21,600 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,162.

In 2020, 60% of undergraduate students attending Old Dominion University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 54% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,029
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Old Dominion University was $7,029. The cost of tuition at Old Dominion University is $−21,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$17,162
2020 Value
2.88%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Old Dominion University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,162. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Old Dominion University grew by 2.88%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,090
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Old Dominion University was of $12,090 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 4.04% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Old Dominion University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.64% with respect to 2019, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.97%
2018 Default Rate
341
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Old Dominion University was 5.97%, which represents 341 out of the 5708 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Old Dominion University received 13,651 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.799% annual decline. Out of those 13,651 applicants, 13,024 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.4% acceptance rate.

There were 24,286 students enrolled at Old Dominion University in 2020, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Old Dominion University has an overall enrollment yield of 24.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
13,024
Accepted Out of 13,651

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Old Dominion University was 95.4% (13,024 admissions from 13,651 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.799%, while admissions grew by 5.95%.

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SAT Scores

86%
Submission Percentage
2,025
Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at Old Dominion University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Old Dominion University has a total enrollment of 24,286 students. The full-time enrollment at Old Dominion University is 16,405 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,881. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Old Dominion University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Old Dominion University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.6% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 8.59% Hispanic or Latino, 5.88% Two or More Races, 4.67% Asian, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.206% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Old Dominion University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.9%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.6%) and White Male (19.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.4%), followed by White Male (16%) and Black or African American Female (14.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Old Dominion University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,286 students. The full-time enrollment at Old Dominion University is 16,405 and the part-time enrollment is 7,881. This means that 67.5% of students enrolled at Old Dominion University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Old Dominion University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Old Dominion University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    11,326
  2. Black or African American
    7,027
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,086

The enrolled student population at Old Dominion University is 46.6% White, 28.9% Black or African American, 8.59% Hispanic or Latino, 5.88% Two or More Races, 4.67% Asian, 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.206% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1014 more women than men received degrees from Old Dominion University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Old Dominion University is white (2,892 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1277 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Old Dominion University is General Psychology (297 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (252 degrees) and Criminology (239 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Old Dominion University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (315 degrees awarded), Engineering (576 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (301 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,911,580 people), Other managers (598,261 people), Secondary school teachers (464,835 people), Software developers (418,084 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (414,718 people).

The most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are English (315 degrees awarded), Engineering (576 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (301 degrees), Education (725 degrees), and Social Sciences (455 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are English (315 degrees awarded), Engineering (576 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (301 degrees), Education (725 degrees), and Social Sciences (455 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,151,078 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (672,571 people), Computer Systems Design (601,298 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (458,738 people), and Construction (384,757 people).

The most specialized majors at Old Dominion University are English (315 degrees awarded), Engineering (576 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (301 degrees), Education (725 degrees), and Social Sciences (455 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Old Dominion University.
Most Common
  1. 297 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 252 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 239 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Old Dominion University was General Psychology with 297 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,259
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,273
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 2,259 degrees were awarded to men at Old Dominion University, which is 0.69 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,273).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 153 degrees were awarded to men at Old Dominion University in Other Engineering Technologies & Engineering-Related Fields, which is 9 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 254 degrees were awarded to women at Old Dominion University in General Psychology, which is 4.03 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 27% of students graduating from Old Dominion University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (76.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Old Dominion University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (76.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.52% of graduates (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,892 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,277 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    434 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Old Dominion University is white (2,892 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1277 degrees).

2.53% of degree recipients (140 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,663 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,229 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    836 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Old Dominion University is white female (1,663 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,229 degrees).

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Operations

Old Dominion University has an endowment valued at nearly $276M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.83M (0.663%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Old Dominion University had a total salary expenditure of $503M. Old Dominion University employs 221 Associate professors, 214 Lecturers, and 207 Professors. Most academics at Old Dominion University are Male Professors (155), Female Lecturers(138), and Male Associate professors (130).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Old Dominion University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 296 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 225 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 221 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$276M
2020 Endowment
18.6%
growth from 2019

Old Dominion University has an endowment valued at about $276M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Old Dominion University grew 18.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.5M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.12M - Federal
  2. $1.85M - State
  3. $43k - Local

As of 2020, Old Dominion University received $9.12M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.85M from state grants and contracts, and $43k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$215M
2020 Salaries
5.5%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Old Dominion University paid a median of $215M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($503M) and a 5.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.19% growth from 2018 and a 1.42% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$77M
Instructional Salaries
844
Number of Employees

In 2020, Old Dominion University paid a total of $77M to 844 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
221 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
296 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Old Dominion University were Associate professor with 221 employees; Lecturer with 214 employees; and Lecturer with 207 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Old Dominion University were Office and Administrative Support with 296 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 225 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 221 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Old Dominion University was Male Professor with 155 employees, Female Lecturer with 138 employees, and Male Associate professor with 130 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Old Dominion University.

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