Norwich University
Northfield, VT 05663-1035


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,219
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,202 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Norwich University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,604 applications and 2,522 students were granted admission. Norwich University is at the #68 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Norwich University's tuition was $35,318 for all students regardless of residency (31.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Norwich University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,409 (which is 0.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Norwich University in 2016-2017, was 434, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,267 (which is 23.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Norwich University has enrolled a total of 4,219 students (3,459 students full-time and 760 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,219 students, 292 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 76% men and 24% women and 3,152 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,067 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,799 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Hispanic: 9%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Norwich University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 18% 321 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 11% 206 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 181 0
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences 10% 178 0
Social Sciences 7% 120 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 5% 92 0
History 5% 82 0
Architecture And Related Services 3% 61
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 60 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 42

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Norwich University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Norwich University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,500. Last year, out of the total 474 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 436 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 423 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 372 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $31,500 $33,900
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 474 423

Campus Location

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14.7 mile away
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