Your professors will know who you are and will be invested in your success. Our 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll have greater access to your professors inside and outside the classroom. You’ll receive prompt attention if you have a question about a project or a career path.
Your college education is one of the most important investments you’ll ever make. We want to assist you toward your goal. Ninety-six percent of our students receive some form of financial assistance, such as scholarships, grants, work-study and loans. Qualified transfer students may be eligible for merit scholarships up to $12,000.
We will help you navigate successfully through college and prepare for life. We balance values-based education with real-world experience to prepare your for a 21st century career. Your faculty advisor will counsel you on selecting the right courses for your area of study. They also will help you arrange internships, or participate in research or service projects.
With these opportunities, you’ll put into practice what you’ve learned in the classroom. You’ll also gain professional contacts, which will give you an edge in the competitive job market and advance your career.
Transfer Friendly Campus
Our experienced transfer team is committed to helping you make the transition to ODU, and will gladly answer any questions you may have about the transfer process. Why not see how easy we can make it for you?
Location, Location, Location
Columbus, the nation's 15th largest city is a big city with a small town feel. ODU's 75-acre campus is just five miles from the heart of downtown. In addition to social and cultural opportunities, our students have access to internships as well as full-time and part-time jobs with government agencies, corporations and nonprofit organizations.