Old Dominion University Rankings by Salary Score

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Old Dominion University's Top Rankings

Old Dominion University is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Old Dominion University

We calculated a salary score for each of Old Dominion University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Old Dominion University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for ODU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 24 95% 95% $25,750 $42,880 24
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 53 93% 93% Not Reported $52,110 53
Biology, General 55 94% 94% $25,000 $29,690 55
Business Administration, Management and Operations 50 95% 95% $25,000 $42,940 50
Business/Managerial Economics 47 88% 88% Not Reported $47,260 47
Civil Engineering 34 98% 98% $24,900 $59,040 34
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions 38 96% 96% $25,000 $53,780 38
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 50 89% 89% $25,000 $25,770 50
Computer and Information Sciences, General 62 97% 97% $22,000 $62,730 62
Computer Engineering 39 100% 100% $21,000 $68,000 39
Criminology 48 95% 95% $25,000 $34,800 48
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 59 98% 98% $24,250 $58,400 59
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 61 100% 100% $25,000 $24,420 61
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 41 100% 100% $23,000 $68,670 41
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other 39 99% 99% $24,000 $58,500 39
English Language and Literature, General 78 97% 97% $25,000 $33,990 78
Finance and Financial Management Services 21 93% 93% $25,000 $42,500 21
Fine and Studio Arts 63 100% 100% $27,000 $27,950 63
Geography and Cartography 67 100% 100% $21,950 $39,370 67
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 82 96% 96% $23,250 $45,250 82
History 29 93% 93% $21,500 $27,220 29
International Relations and National Security Studies 39 93% 93% $18,500 $34,530 39
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 84 95% 95% $18,750 $35,420 84
Management Information Systems and Services 18 95% 95% $25,000 $44,740 18
Marketing 41 90% 90% $20,500 $40,820 41
Mathematics 37 97% 97% $19,500 $42,120 37
Mechanical Engineering 47 98% 98% $22,760 $65,110 47
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 42 93% 93% $25,000 $32,680 42
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 55 99% 99% $25,000 $37,670 55
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 24 100% 100% $23,570 $29,250 24
Political Science and Government 36 98% 98% $23,250 $32,930 36
Psychology, General 56 93% 93% $25,000 $30,620 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 30 99% 99% $18,000 $59,950 30
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 75 94% 94% $24,750 $34,460 75
Sociology 53 97% 97% $25,000 $32,930 53
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 15 96% 96% $24,000 $31,130 15

Salary Scores for ODU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70 100% 100% Not Reported $64,490 70
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 3 100% 100% Not Reported $47,650 3
Business Administration, Management and Operations 36 98% 98% $30,750 $63,010 36
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 34 100% 100% $41,000 $53,220 34
Educational Administration and Supervision 43 99% 99% $25,800 $54,070 43
Engineering, General 24 96% 96% $20,500 $77,400 24
Engineering, Other 62 100% 100% Not Reported $104,190 62
English Language and Literature, General 45 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 45
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other 35 92% 92% Not Reported $33,990 35
History 71 100% 100% $37,790 $44,360 71
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 36 100% 100% Not Reported $44,380 36
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 99 100% 100% Not Reported $61,520 99
Public Administration 56 92% 92% $33,690 $55,960 56
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 56 99% 99% $41,000 $103,910 56
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 87 95% 95% $71,800 $70,100 87
Special Education and Teaching 37 100% 100% $23,910 $47,520 37
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 40 94% 94% $41,000 $43,000 40
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 44 97% 97% $23,140 $45,780 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 23 100% 100% $30,420 $43,320 23

Salary Scores for ODU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Education, Other 38 100% 100% $59,580 $73,640 38
Educational Administration and Supervision 14 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 14

Most Recent Reviews

Tolana 3/6/2020

Great support in the Humanities program. All my instructors WANT to help their students. They've also helped me navigate the program requirements. Pro tip: Don't rely on DegreeWorks. Get clarification during advising appointments, take a lot of notes, and send them a follow-up email to confirm what you discussed. That way you have a record of what your advisor told you, just in case the Registrar disputes whether you've completed the program requirements, or if you have to get a new advisor. The great thing... Read More

Sam 1/13/2020

Old Dominion University was a great program. Not many people were math majors, so it was great having smaller classes. The professors were extremely smart and helped often. Additionally, the other students were great. We did several group meet ups to work through problems and help each other through the program, even the graduate students helped out. The campus was expanding when I was there and I have heard great things since!