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Old Dominion University, also known as ODU, is a public, co-educational research university located in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, with two satellite campuses in the Hampton Roads area. It was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary and is now one of the largest universities in Virginia with an enrollment of 24,670 students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Its campus covers over 251 acres (1.02 km2) straddling the city neighborhoods of Larchmont, Highland Park, and Lambert's Point, approximately five miles (8.0 km) from Downtown Norfolk.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#154 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Virginia
#4 of 158
2021 Best Four Year Colleges in Virginia
#4 of 78
The most popular major at Old Dominion University is Medical followed by Education, Business Management, Engineering and Social Sciences.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Old Dominion University within four or six years.