The 188 acres of Old Dominion University stretch from the Elizabeth River to the Lafayette River. Although in an urban setting, the university offers a small-college look with tree-lined walkways, a mix of old and new buildings, and colorful gardens and ponds.
ODU has 18,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The University offers 69 bachelor's, 56 masters, 41 doctoral and two educational specialist degrees. This is a big university with a wide variety of fields of study.