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Nearly 2,600
Campus Student Population

Over 1,400
Online Student Population

Student/Faculty Ratio

Northfield, Vermont, USA
New England Location

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100+ Years
Home to ROTC
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“I Will Try”
Arguably Best School Motto
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According to our 2019 First Destination Survey 92.9 percent of our new graduates were either entering the military, the workforce, or graduate school within nine months of graduation.


At Norwich, you’ll develop leadership traits for every profession — discipline, integrity, confidence, loyalty and honor. If you choose a military path, Norwich is among the top 10 U.S. institutions for preparing commissioned officers. As a civilian, you’ll find impressive job opportunities through our career center and alumni connections with the CIA, FBI, and NSA, as well as numerous CEO’s, and entrepreneurs.

With an average net price of $25,581 (after grants and scholarships) and a commitment to review competitive awards, Norwich University has a financial aid program that positions us as one of the nation’s most affordable private educations.

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Norwich Featured News and Events

To clear campus paths for arriving spring semester students, Norwich University’s Facilities Operations team deployed all the equipment and vehicles at its disposal, including plows like this one, salters and snowblower-equipped Bobcats. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

New electronic scheduling system, staff efforts help testing and arrivals go smoothly, officials say

By the time students began arriving on Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus Friday for the Spring 2021 semester, teams of Norwich faculty and staff were ready. Electronic message boards in campus buildings were loaded with greetings, COVID-19 tests were waiting at Plumley Armory and Facilities Operations staff members stood ready to move snow and ease movement.

Six films will comprise the Tournées French Film Festival, coming in April. (Photo courtesy Modern Languages Department/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University French Program Director and Assistant Professor of French Dr. Sophia Mizouni was awarded a $2,200 grant from the FACE Foundation to put on Tournées French Film Festival in a virtual format this spring.

A Youth Leadership Conference participant rock-climbs at Norwich University’s Shapiro Fieldhouse in January 2016. The conference for high school students returns with a virtual version in the coming week. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Virtual version of Youth Leadership Conference, Education Abroad Fair highlight spring semester’s second week

Future leaders need a panoply of knowledge — civics, basic economics, government — and skills — people savvy, logistical aptitude, communications ability. Next week, Norwich will stoke leadership aptitude in high school students through a virtual version of the Youth Leadership Conference.

Students arriving for the Spring 2021 semester will see Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus awash in winter weather. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Incoming students contemplate academic, social possibilities as phased-in on-campus arrivals begin

When Leah Cole was growing up in Barre, Vermont, she revered her Norwich-graduate grandmother, who earned a nursing degree, became a registered nurse and Washington County Mental Health Services home care provider serving special-needs children.

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Andrew Torressen, a 2017 Norwich University graduate, has helped the New Hampshire National Guard statewide push to coordinate COVID-19 vaccines for people deemed at the highest risk of infection. (New Hampshire National Guard via Facebook.)

2017 graduate Andrew Torressen helps lead New Hampshire National Guard effort to coordinate COVID-19 vaccinations

Andrew Torressen, a 2017 Norwich University graduate from Moultonborough, New Hampshire, began the new year exemplifying his alma mater’s service-before-self mission. He joined New Hampshire National Guard units coordinating COVID-19 vaccinations for people at high risk of infection — health care workers, first responders and people working or living in long-term care.

These designs from Adam Bigas of Silesia, Poland, won “Learning Spaces,” a contest run by Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art, part of the College of Professional Schools. (Image courtesy Norwich University Design+Build collaborative.)

In ‘Learning Spaces’ contest, international group designs outdoor learning and play spaces

The “think globally, act locally” catchphrase encourages problem solvers to consider global health and local communities as they work. For “Learning Spaces,” an outdoor classroom design competition, Norwich University thought and looked globally — inviting inventive high schoolers from around the world to submit ideas for outdoor spaces for learning and play.

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, California - A B-2 Spirit stealth bomber takes off from Plant 42 in Palmdale, California, April 12, 2019. (USSTRATCOM photo, courtesy of Alan Radecki/Northrop Grumman.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has joined the U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance (USSTRATCOM) Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance to enable collaborative faculty and student research and interactions with the nation’s top experts on issues related to nuclear deterrence and assurance and national security.

ROTC cadets from Norwich University  train in the snow in February 2017.  Norwich University Applied Research Institutes received a $625,000 grant to support the Arctic Microgrid program. Microgrids are distributed power networks that can operate with or separately from a traditional utility power grid. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vermont — Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) announced that it has secured two contracts received under the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Broad Agency Announcement process totaling $1.12 million.

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps

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Norwich University is proud to be the birthplace of America’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. Over 100 years strong.

Our Army, Navy, and Air Force leadership teams are integrated into Norwich University in alignment with the institution’s mission to produce leaders for our nation.

Learn all about ROTC at Norwich University

—You at Norwich—

Challenges and opportunity await; the world needs your strength, talent, grit and compassion more than ever. Following an experiential learning tradition more than 200 years strong, Norwich will prepare you to lead and serve in a career you love — in the private sector, public sector or the armed forces. We invite you to join us. Live, learn and lead at Norwich.

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