Old Dominion University (ODU)

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, United States

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Old Dominion University, also known as ODU, is a public, co-educational research university located in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, with two satellite campuses in the Hampton Roads area. It was established in 1930 as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary and is now one of the largest universities in Virginia with an enrollment of 24,670 students for the 2014-2015 academic year. Its campus covers over 251 acres (1.02 km2) straddling the city neighborhoods of Larchmont, Highland Park, and Lambert's Point, approximately five miles (8.0 km) from Downtown Norfolk.

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Motto: Idea Fusion

Endowment: $213.7 million

Administrative staff: 1,023

Students: 24,670

Undergraduates: 19,612

Postgraduates: 5,058

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