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Old Dominion Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Old Dominion diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Old Dominion Student Population

24,286 Total Students
14,740 Undergraduates
1,665 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Old Dominion University?

Old Dominion total enrollment is approximately 24,286 students. 14,740 are undergraduates and 1,665 are graduate students.

Old Dominion Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Old Dominion undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Old Dominion Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,083
Black or African American 5,039
Hispanic 1,365
Multi-Ethnic 968
Asian 717
Unknown 317
International 180
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 39

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Old Dominion Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 67% of full-time grad students are women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Old Dominion Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 839
Black or African American 312
International 211
Hispanic 120
Asian 81
Multi-Ethnic 77
Unknown 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Old Dominion Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,326
Black or African American 7,027
Hispanic 2,086
Multi-Ethnic 1,427
Asian 1,134
International 617
Unknown 546
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 73

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Old Dominion University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,909
Black or African American 853
Asian 205
Multi-Ethnic 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Old Dominion Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 13,802 female students and 10,484 male students at Old Dominion.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Old Dominion is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  89.52 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Old Dominion faculty.

There are approximately 1,898 female teachers and 1,538 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

9.82% Out of State
0.65% Out of the Country

Old Dominion ranks 1,171 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

9.82% of Old Dominion students come from out of state, and 0.65% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  46 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 29 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Virginia 2,405
Maryland 59
New Jersey 36
Pennsylvania 29
District of Columbia 26

International Students at Old Dominion

Students from 95 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.74% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  85.85 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Old Dominion, 41.74% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 5,122
18-19 5,053
22-24 4,730
25-29 3,763
35 and over 3,263
30-34 2,070
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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