Norwich University


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Vermont


Founded in 1819, Norwich University is a private university located in picturesque Northfield, Vermont, about 20 minutes from Montpelier. Northfield is recognized as the birthplace of the U.S. ROTC program, and it is the oldest of the United States' six Senior Military Colleges (a designation held by Norwich, The Citadel, Virginia Tech, Virginia Military Institute, Texas A&M, and NGCSU). As well as cadets, Norwich enrolls many traditional civilian students. Undergraduates can choose from 30 degree programs and 80 clubs and organizations. The university has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and classes are small, averaging about 15 students. Athletics are popular among undergraduates, and the Norwich Cadets compete in the NCAA Division III Great Northeast Athletic Conference for most sports.

Most Popular Majors

Architecture, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, History, Nursing

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3309
Total Grad Students: 1030
Undergraduate Students: 2279
Faculty: 117

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Percent Male: 73%
Percent Female: 27%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

158 Harmon Drive
Northfield Vermont 5663


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 20 25
English 19 26
Math 18 27
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 470 580
Math 480 590
Writing 450 550

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 66%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -66%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 3700

Room and Board: 10454

Tuition and Fees: 30194

Total Cost: 45348

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6951

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 69%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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