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Norwich University
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTHFIELD, VT

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Our motto “I will try” means we are adept at adjusting to change, including friction brought on by a pandemic. School operations have been adjusted in response to COVID, with an emphasis on collective responsibility. Face masks are required when inside campus buildings and facilities. We remain committed to providing a vibrant learning experience. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade D+
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

158 HARMON DRIVE
NORTHFIELD, VT 05663
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference
From Norwich University

At Norwich University, we have been successfully producing leaders for over 200 years using experiential learning methodology. These leaders go on to serve their community, their country, and the world.

Norwich provides prospective students over 30 majors and 80 clubs and activities. Graduates enter the job market poised for success with significant academic training, internship experience, and leadership know-how gained from community and service opportunities.

Norwich is situated in the Green Mountains of Vermont where you can hike, ski, and explore. Prospective students can apply for a variety of scholarships - up to $28,000 in academic awards alone.

The school is the nation’s oldest private military college and the birthplace of ROTC. Two-thirds of NU students join our Corps of Cadets, challenging themselves physically, mentally, and morally to excel as leaders in a structured military-style environment. Norwich also serves civilian students and a large online student body.

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Norwich University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
75%
SAT Range
930-1160
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,343 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,200 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Mechanical Engineering Degree at Norwich

Our Mechanical Engineering program majors learn to design, develop and manufacture machines that produce, transmit and use power. The mechanical engineering program stresses lab work, internships, and a focus on solving real-world problems. The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    12%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    21%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,643 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
623
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
23%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Striving for leadership usually leads to greedines
    35%
  • Confident, but cocky
    31%
  • Respected and honest
    15%
  • Rude and closed minded
    8%
  • Very motivated to do their best
    8%
  • Different and open minded
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
81%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 42 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • The challenge is worth the effort
    36%
  • Excellent well structured university
    21%
  • Depressing
    14%
  • Unique
    14%
  • Chaos while the mil side changes due to fed cuts
    4%
  • Fast-paced
    4%
  • Focused
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 19 responses

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