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Old Dominion University

PhD Program in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Norfolk, VA

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Old Dominion University

Overview

Old Dominion University / PhD Program in Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Criminology and criminal justice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
5
Accepted
2
Enrolled
45%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA; minimum graduate GPA of 3.25; theory, methods, and statistics graduate coursework; letters of reference; writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
73%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 13.33%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Inequality, crime and justice; domestic violence; community justice; criminological theory; methods; policing; courts and corrections; juvenile justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6000 Batten Arts and Letters Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Dr. Scott R. Maggard
Graduate Program Director
Email: smaggard@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-5528
Fax: 757-683-5634

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