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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  • 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.

  • 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.

Sadiq Karim Omer is the latest winner of ODUOnline's International Student Scholarship. Omer plans to continue his education in civil engineering and use the knowledge he obtains through his master's studies at ODU to tackle water access in his region.

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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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