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International Admission Process

The process begins here...

Old Dominion Monarchs come from all over the world to become part of the multi-national fabric of the ODU community. Are you an international student interested in starting your academic journey at ODU? Choose your path below and be one step closer to becoming a Monarch!

English Proficiency

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If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of English proficiency to enroll in classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently asked questions by international students during the application process.

Certificate of Eligibility

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ODU is approved to administer both F-1 student and J-1 student and exchange visitor programs. With sufficient proof of funding, the University will issue either an I-20 or DS-2019 visa document.


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