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We focus on top-notch academics, world-class research opportunities, and partnerships with industry that make our engineering programs instrumental in economic development in Virginia and beyond.

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Over 35 Years of Distance Learning Leadership

Old Dominion University is a public doctoral research institution and a national leader in distance learning with its main campus in Norfolk, VA. ODU has been a pioneer in technology-delivered learning since the mid-1980's.

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We develop our programs based on what works for you. From military ships at sea, to your home, or one of our partner community colleges, you'll get the same academic support and resources as any of our on-campus students.

Irsan Tjioe

International ODUOnline Scholarship Recipient Plans to Pursue Engineering

Tjioe has had a lifelong passion for engineering. He dreamed of designing landscape-changing infrastructure since he was 6. He's attending ODUOnline while working as a designer at a mechanical engineering consulting firm. It is a great position, he said, but he knew he needed additional education to achieve his professional engineering goals.

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Advanced Research and Outstanding Faculty

ODU's engineering faculty is constantly discovering new ways to solve real-world problems in a wide range of fields — from micro systems to battling cancer, transportation to homeland security, renewable energy to marine engineering, plasma to nanomaterials.

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