Norwich University

Norwich University

158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663-1035


  • College Type: 4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Total Student Population: 3,672
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 62%
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Norwich University is a private military college located in Northfield, Vermont. Established in 1819, it is the oldest private military college in the country and has a rich tradition of academic excellence and leadership development.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields, including engineering, business, nursing, humanities, and social sciences.

Academic programs at Norwich University are delivered through five colleges, including the College of Professional Schools, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of National Services, and the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies.

The university’s flagship and most popular program is the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), which trains students to become commissioned officers in the United States Armed Forces.

Norwich University has a diverse student body, with students from all 50 states and over 30 countries. The university offers a supportive and inclusive learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a commitment to service.

The university has a well experienced and professional faculty committed to providing students with a rigorous and engaging academic experience.

Norwich University has state-of-the-art facilities and resources that support students’ academic and personal growth. The university’s campus spans over 1,200 acres and features modern classrooms, laboratories, research centers, libraries, sports facilities, and residence halls.

The university also provides various support services, including academic advising, career counseling, health services, and disability services, to help students succeed in their academic and personal endeavors.

The university’s extracurricular activities and organizations offer students opportunities to develop leadership skills, pursue their interests, and engage with their peers.

The university also has an active student life with over 80 clubs and organizations, including academic and professional organizations, cultural and diversity groups, sports teams, and social clubs. The university also hosts various events and activities throughout the year, including concerts, lectures, and cultural festivals, providing students with a vibrant campus life.

Norwich University also has a strong alumni network, with over 28,000 alumni worldwide. The university’s graduates have made significant contributions to various fields, including military, business, government, and academia.

Norwich University is a excellent choice of institution for individuals looking for a comprehensive and challenging academic experience in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:3,672
Undergraduate enrollment:2,988
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.4%
      Black or African American:4.4%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.1%
      Two or more races:4.9%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:1.4%
      Non-resident alien:4.2%
(Enrollment data Fall 2021)

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master’s degree

Majors Offered

  • Accounting
  • Architecture and Art
  • Athletic Training
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Communications
  • Computer Security & Information Assurance
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Design Arts
  • Education
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • French
  • Geology
  • German
  • Health Science
  • History
  • International Business
  • International Studies
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Neuroscience
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Med and Pre-Health
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Studies In War and Peace
  • Writing
  • Spanish


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees$44,020 $42,950 $41,496 
    Books and supplies$1,500 $1,500 $1,500 
      Room and board$15,226 $14,854 $14,352 
      Other expenses$2,700 $2,700 $2,700 
      Room and board$15,226 $14,854 $14,352 
      Other expenses$2,700 $2,700 $2,700 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$2,700 $2,700 $2,700