Why ODU for Computer Science?

Gain skills in an exciting field that’s growing every minute with ODU's online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

At ODU you’ll learn a wide range of useful knowledge and applied skills. Our computer science curriculum ranges from experimental techniques to engineering methodology. You’ll work on projects that investigate real world problem solving. Our 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.

ODU's Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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Ranked #9

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Computer Science, 2023
- Intelligent.com

Ranked #14

Best Online Computer Science Degrees for ROI, 2021

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Learn from Experts

The faculty who teach our bachelor's program in computer science have diverse research interests and are leaders in areas such as:

  • modeling and simulation
  • cloud computing
  • internet infrastructure and measurement systems
  • data-driven analytics
  • data science
  • computational biology
  • web science
  • social media
  • machine learning
  • mobile computing
  • and more.

Get Guaranteed Admission at Old Dominion University

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 these select colleges and Old Dominion University.

Required Courses

​To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. Our online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science requires 120 credit hours total.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have academic credits that will transfer to this computer science program. The curriculum sheet can serve as a guide 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$374 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 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Top Employers

Our BSCS alumni are working at:

  • IBM
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Anthem
  • Huntington Ingalls
  • Old Dominion University

Careers in Computer Science

Computers and software impact almost all aspects of work, study and recreation. When you graduate from ODU's computer science bachelor's program, 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. 

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.

Meet Your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

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