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Over 18,000

total degrees
conferred to distance learners through May 2021.

75,840

total online course registrations
in Spring 2021.

At the beginning of Spring 2020, there were 27,428 total online course registrations.

23,169

students enrolled in at least one
online class in Fall 2020.

12,849 students enrolled in at least one online class in Fall 2019.

Note: 2020-2021 stats were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

ODUOnline Student Demographics (2020)

  • 57% are female
  • 43% are male
     
  • 68% – under 26 years old
  • 13% – between 26 and 30 years of age
  • 8% – between 31 and 35 years of age
  • 4% – between 36 and 40 years of age
  • 5% – between 41 and 50 years of age
  • 2% – over 50 years old

How students use ODUOnline (2020)

  • 70.5% attend full-time
  • 20% attend half-time or more
  • 9.5% attend less than half-time

ODUOnline student lifestyles

as of May 2021

  • 82% work at least 20 hours per week on average while enrolled at ODU
  • 48% are responsible for dependents

ODUOnline Senior Student Satisfaction in 2020-21*

* Students taking the majority of their classes via technology

  • 96.4% were Satisfied or Very Satisfied with their overall experiences with ODU
  • 88.2% were Satisfied or Very Satisfied with the quality of advising in their major
  • 88.3% said that they actively participated a lot or to a very great extent in their classes
  • 88.4% were Satisfied or Very Satisfied with their sense of connection with faculty
  • 89% would recommend ODU to others

 

ODUOnline 2021 At a Glance PDF