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Follow in Successful Footsteps

Online classes take self-discipline and time management, but thousands of Monarch graduates have done it, and you can too! 

Old Dominion University has been a leader at helping students succeed at distance learning for decades, and we can help you reach your goals. 

A combination of our resources and your hard work will result in your success. And when it's your turn to walk across the stage for graduation, we'll still be cheering you on!

In general, successful online learners are...

  • Able to learn independently with support
  • Disciplined about finishing class work
  • Comfortable with technology
  • Proficient readers with good comprehension
  • Comfortable communicating online with professors and peers

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Scholarship Winner Raven Morris, Modeling and Simulation Engineering

"I enjoy taking classes with ODUOnline. I love the flexibility it provides, and the fact that I can stay home with my family while I attend college, which helps me to save money."

More on Raven's Success

ODU online student Raven Morris

I can do [class work] on my own time. I can do it at three in the morning. I can do it on my smart phone. It’s my world, and my world is crazy busy.

ODU Crown
Sabrina Bowes '18
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Online learning appealed to me because I could go about the class and work on my assignments at my own pace from the comfort of my own home or work.

ODU Crown
Zack Traywick '15
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology with a focus in Construction Management