B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B
Norwich University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
Address
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
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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

Acceptance Rate
70%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
930-1160
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$28,242/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,708/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,534/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,601/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,714/ year
  • $110k+
    $33,025/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
87%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.30 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,282Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Striving for leadership usually leads to greedines
    44%
  • Confident, but cocky
    33%
  • Respected and honest
    11%
  • Rude and closed minded
    6%
  • Selfish
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
79%
of students say they don't have Greek life.33 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.41 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
Report
  • The challenge is worth the effort
    37%
  • Excellent well structured university
    26%
  • Chaos while the mil side changes due to fed cuts
    11%
  • Depressing
    11%
  • Unique
    11%
  • Focused
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
95%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
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One thing that resonates the most with NU is the family atmosphere. Whether you are from a class in the mid 1900's or present day, there is an inseparable bond that binds us all together. I was a student that tragically was impacted by the results of a car accident. I had professors, a Chaplain, and staff of the university rally around me and helped me get across the finish line. This enabled me to graduate on time with my class. I have had professors come in on their own personal time (off the clock) or stopped by my deck to visit my room in the barracks. You know the professors care and they always push you to be successful. The growing threat to the university's Corps of Cadets is moving forward amidst the hazing hysteria and lawsuits. Many changes occured following my Freshman year that things seemed so alien to me by the time I graduated. Training time was cut, Cadre were micromanaged, Rookdom was shortened, and standards reduced.
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Attending Norwich University has been a very challenging and great experience so far. Norwich is a unique school because it offers just more than academics, it offers you the opportunity to become a leader and to be a better citizen. So far, I have already become better in many aspects in my life. This school pushes you physically and mentally from Day 1. I live over 4,000miles away from home and I became homesick. Living far from home surely is a challenge and with the people that surround me, they helped me get through and overcome this obstacle. Not only that, physically, I was having a real rough time with endurance and cardio, but with self-motivation and the support from my rook brothers and sisters, I was able to improve my run time in no time. This school has something that no other school has and that's motivation and teamwork. This place puts you to the test and will surely make a great impact on your life. This place is what you make of it.
Norwich University offers a calm, kind, and great environment for college students. The amount of activities and opportunities that the school offers helps with studying for classes. The school offers so many resources to help expand education. The professors are easy to work with when it comes to academics. The overall experience at Norwich University is great for all diversities.