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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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Experience Guaranteed

Enhance your college career by gaining relevant experience with the skills and knowledge needed for your future career. Discover our experiential learning opportunities.

Academic Days

Picture yourself in the classroom, speak with professors in your major, and meet current students.

Upcoming Events

From sports games to concerts and lectures, join the ODU community at a variety of campus events.