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What Are Peer Institutions?

Peer institutions are institutions that are selected to be used for comparative analysis and benchmarking of institutional qualities. Peers usually have common qualities such as level of resources, student headcount, and institutional goals.The following colleges and universities are benchmarks used in evaluating performance measures for Old Dominion University.




Peer Institution Lists

ODU National Peer Institutions List 2022

  • Arizona State University Digital Immersion (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Ball State University (Muncie, IN)
  • Boise State University (Boise, ID)
  • Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
  • Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA)
  • Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA)
  • Kent State University at Kent (Kent, OH)
  • Miami University-Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ)
  • Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • Oakland University (Rochester Hills, MI)
  • Ohio University-Main Campus (Athens, OH)
  • Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  • Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
  • The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (Edinburg, TX)
  • University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
  • University of Toledo (Toledo, OH)
  • Utah State University (Logan, UT)
  • Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)

ODU National Peer Institutions List 2016

  • Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
  • Ball State University (Muncie, IN)
  • Bowling Green State University‐Main Campus (Bowling Green, OH)
  • Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, Ml)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL)
  • Illinois State University (Normal, IL)
  • Indiana University‐Purdue University‐Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Kent State University at Kent (Kent, OH)
  • Miami University‐Oxford (Oxford, OH)
  • Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)
  • Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • Northern Illinois University (Dekalb, IL)
  • Ohio University‐Main Campus (Athens, OH)
  • Oklahoma State University‐Main Campus (Stillwater, OK)
  • Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  • San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)
  • Southern Illinois University‐Carbondale (Carbondale, IL)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (Vestal, NY)
  • Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
  • The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (El Paso, TX)
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
  • University of Akron Main Campus (Akron, OH)
  • University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus (Denver, CO)
  • University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
  • University of Nevada‐Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)
  • University of Nevada‐Reno (Reno, NV)
  • University of New Hampshire‐Main Campus (Durham, NH)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Greensboro, NC)
  • University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
  • University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
  • University of Toledo (Toledo, OH)
  • Utah State University (Logan, UT)
  • Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Ml)

ODU National Peer Institutions List 2015

  • Auburn University
  • Ball State
  • Clemson University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida International University
  • George Mason University
  • Indiana University ‐ Purdue University ‐ Indianapolis
  • Kansas State University
  • Kent State University
  • Miami University ‐ Oxford
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Ohio University ‐ Main Campus
  • Oklahoma State University ‐ Main Campus
  • Portland State University
  • San Diego State University
  • Southern Illinois University ‐ Carbondale
  • Temple University
  • Texas Tech University
  • The University of Alabama
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Akron ‐ Main Campus
  • University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Mississippi
  • University of Nevada ‐ Las Vegas
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee
  • Utah State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Michigan University

ODU Virginia Peer Institutions List 2016

  • Christopher Newport University
  • College of William and Mary
  • George Mason University
  • James Madison University
  • Longwood University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Radford University
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Virginia's College at Wise
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Tech




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