University description (as per official university website)
Old Dominion University offers 70 undergraduate degree programs, 60 Masters programs, and 36 doctoral programs; many of which are nationally recognized.
Flexible and customizable studies are also available, in addition to numerous minors.
Nearly 22,000 students enrolled at ODU, including 16,066 undergraduates. Students hail from all 50 states, along with over 1,100 international students from 108 countries.
In addition to being diverse, ODU also has some of the brightest students in the nation.
* Incoming freshmen, merit-based scholarships distributed by the Office of Admissions, are awarded based on academic performance. Financial need is not required. Students who are admitted Freshman with Distinction are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. Freshmen applicants must have a 3.4 GPA and a 1200 SAT and/or 26 ACT score to be admitted with distinction.
* Incoming transfer students, merit-based scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions are also available for students completing an associate degree and transferring in the fall semester. A student should have a GPA of at least a 3.5 to be competitive. Applicants should meet the early action deadline to have the best consideration for merit-based scholarships.
Honors College Academic Scholarships
* Incoming Freshmen, The Honors College scholarships are awarded to a select group of entering freshmen who, on the basis of their academic achievement, are chosen to participate in the program.The scholarship may be renewed up to three years (six semesters) provided the students continue to meet program participation standards. Recipients are selected by the Dean of the Honors College.
Annual and Endowed University Scholarships
Scholarships at Old Dominion University have been established through the generosity of individuals, organizations, and corporations to recognize outstanding academic performance and to assist students in pursuing their educational goals. Scholarship awards are based on a variety of criteria. For some awards, eligibility is entirely determined by academic merit or potential. Other requirements might include demonstrated financial need, field of study, state or city residency, graduation from particular high schools, or participation in a specific program, organization, or activity. Generally, recipients have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average and are full time, degree-seeking students. To determine your eligibility for need-based scholarships offered through the university, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to February 15 of each academic year.