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General Engineering at Old Dominion University

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General Engineering at Old Dominion University

Every general engineering school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the engineering program at Old Dominion University stacks up to those at other schools.

Old Dominion is located in Norfolk, Virginia and has a total student population of 23,675. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Old Dominion.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Engineering section at the bottom of this page.

Old Dominion General Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Online Classes Are Available at Old Dominion

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Old Dominion does offer online courses in engineering for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Old Dominion General Engineering Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks engineering programs across the country. The following shows how Old Dominion performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The engineering major at Old Dominion is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online General Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 2
Best General Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools 21
Best General Engineering Schools 94

In 2019, 100 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Old Dominion. This makes it the #5 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 39 students who received their doctoral degrees in engineering, making the school the #1 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Demographics at Old Dominion

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Old Dominion University.

Old Dominion General Engineering Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from Old Dominion. About 60% were men and 40% were women. The typical engineering bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% women. So female students are more repesented at Old Dominion since its program graduates 20% more women than average.

Old Dominion Gender Breakdown of General Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% more racial-ethnic minorities in its engineering bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelor's in engineering.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Engineering Majors at Old Dominion University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Old Dominion General Engineering Master’s Program

17% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 100 students graduated with a master's degree in engineering from Old Dominion. About 83% were men and 17% were women.

Old Dominion Gender Breakdown of General Engineering Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a engineering master's degree from Old Dominion, 54% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Old Dominion University with a master's in engineering.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Engineering Majors at Old Dominion University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 54
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Old Dominion also has a doctoral program available in engineering. In 2019, 39 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Engineering Grads May Go Into

A degree in engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Old Dominion University.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Engineers 4,190 $118,390
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,030 $164,300

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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