Why ODU for a Bachelor in Computer Science?

Gain skills in an exciting field that’s growing every minute.

At ODU you’ll learn a wide range of useful knowledge and applied skills. Our curriculum ranges from experimental techniques to engineering methodology. You’ll work on projects that investigate real world problem solving. Students thrive in a strong conceptual and practical curriculum with hands-on laboratory experiences.

When you graduate, you'll be ready to enter the world of professional software development and other in-demand computer science jobs, including network and database administration and information security analysis. Graduates also frequently go on to graduate study or certification in computer science or related fields.  

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We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and Old Dominion University (ODU).

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Required Courses

​To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. Our bachelor in computer science requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have academic credits that will transfer. The curriculum sheet and long range schedule can serve as guides for planning your course of study.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$356 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2019 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Careers in Computer Science

Computers and software impact almost all aspects of work, study and recreation. With a bachelor in computer science, you can immediately apply your knowledge in positions like the ones below.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

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How to Apply

This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

Already have college credits? Before you apply, our enrollment team can provide a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits will transfer to ODU.

No matter where you're starting, we'll help you succeed from application to graduation.

Get Guaranteed Admission to ODU

ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

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Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

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