Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA 23529

Old Dominion University (ODU) is a public research institution in Norfolk, Virginia. It was established as a division of the College of William & Mary in 1930. It has grown to become one of the biggest universities in the state, enrolling over 24,000 students in 2015. The campus is spread over 251 acres around several residential neighborhoods in Norfolk. ODU is classified as a Doctoral University and contributes nearly $2 billion to the local economy each year. ODU currently offers over 168 undergrad and graduate degree programs. They also recently started offering distance learning through online courses.

The ODU School of Nursing offers several nursing programs including BSN, accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, MSN, and DNP. These programs are accredited by the CCNE. The RN to BSN, MSN, and DNP programs include traditional and online options. However, the traditional BSN must be completed on site. All students gain access to virtual training at the Eastern Virginia Medical School through a state-of-the-art simulation center. The MSN program includes six different specialty tracks, including Nurse Administrator and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. The university does not include clinical rotations. However, students are encouraged to seek internships in the area to receive hands-on training at local clinics and healthcare facilities.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 215
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 57
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 2
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Doctor's degree - professional practice 42

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Old Dominion University

Norfolk State University
3.58 miles away
Portsmouth Public Schools
3.65 miles away
Reed Educational Institute
6.04 miles away
ECPI University - Virginia Beach Campus
7.76 miles away
New Horizons Regional Education Center
13.58 miles away
Lafayette School of Practical Nursing
38.96 miles away
Virginia State University
65.81 miles away
Petersburg Public Schools
65.9 miles away
Chesterfield County Public Schools
74.22 miles away
Virginia Commonwealth University
77.78 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/25/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/25/1999 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
09/01/1953 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
09/01/1953 - Current

Admissions

85%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading450 to 560
SAT: Math440 to 570
ACT Composite18 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$15,218

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,470
30k to 48k$13,224
48k to 75k$16,227
75k to 110k$18,997
Over 110k$20,860
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

54%

Recipients

$6,899

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

37%

Recipients

$4,168

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

57%

Recipients

$7,213

Average Amount

Student Population

19,793

Undergrads

4,529

Graduates

13,466

Women

10,856

Men

69%

Full-time

31%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
49%
Black/African American
26%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
6%
Asian
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Non-resident alien
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates [...]

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited [...]

Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing
Old Dominion University
5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529
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