The acceptance rate at Old Dominion is 95%. It ranks #41 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Old Dominion University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 13,024 out of 13,651 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent (SAT 960/1170 ACT 18/25). Old Dominion University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Old Dominion application fee is $50 and applications are due by Apr 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Old Dominion University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1070
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Old Dominion University?
Old Dominion University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. Old Dominion ranks #25 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Old Dominion?
Admission data indicates that Old Dominion regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #26 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Old Dominion University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Old Dominion University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Old Dominion. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Old Dominion University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #32 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Old Dominion accepts 95% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||12.0%||Good|
|3.50 to 3.74||14.0%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||16.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||17.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||24.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||5.0%||Low|
|1.00 to 1.99||0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
68% of Old Dominion University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||10%|
|Top 25% of class||31%|
|Top 50% of class||68%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||25%||24%|
Applicants have 198 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Old Dominion University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Old Dominion University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232982 IPEDS survey data for Old Dominion University.
87% of students submit their SAT scores to Old Dominion. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
95% of those who apply are granted admission to Old Dominion. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1170. 87% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.