Private 4 Year

Norwich University

Northfield, Vermont

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Norwich University overview
Location Northfield, Vermont
Online norwich.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Norwich University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Norwich University, located in Northfield, Vermont, stands as the oldest private military college in the United States and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Established in 1819, the university presents a unique blend of military discipline, civilian lifestyle, and rigorous academics. The campus is characterized by its historic architecture, notably the iconic 19th-century buildings that reflect a military heritage, and is situated within a rural, picturesque setting about a three-hour drive from Boston. The institution offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees with notable programs in engineering, criminal justice, and nursing. Norwich maintains a moderately selective admissions process. Residential life is an integral part, with all Corps of Cadets members living on campus; civilian students have housing options as well. Athletic programs are recognized to some extent, particularly in ice hockey and rugby, with teams competing as the Norwich Cadets.

In the most recent statistical year 4,268 prospective students applied, and 3,526 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 632 enrolled in the school.  2,715 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 648 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $42,860 plus fees of $2,480.












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Admission Standards

Norwich University overview
GPA 3.39

Applications Accepted

Norwich University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Norwich University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,480
Room and Board $15,800
Budget for Other Expenses$2,760
Total One Year Cost$65,400

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$52,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Norwich University students
Subject Percent of Class
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 19%
Business 11%
Health Professions 11%
History 11%
Engineering 9%

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