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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
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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

Commissioning students from Norwich University’s Class of 2021 move toward their seats at Sabine Field at Haynes Family Stadium on Saturday before the Joint Commissioning ceremony. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Gen. Gary W. Keefe lauds commissionees for defending Constitution and its ideals

They marched into Sabine Field, uniforms pressed, gazes purposeful, strides deliberate, ready for their long-awaited moment. Joint Commissioning was nigh, and before the Norwich University ROTC cadets swore into their armed forces branches, they’d sit their last collective stint together.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Helman carries a U.S. flag into Sabine Field on Saturday during Commissioning exercises. Ninety-eight members of Norwich’s Class of 2021 commissioned into the U.S. Army. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

MacArthur Award ranks Norwich as top ROTC program among Senior and Junior Military Colleges for 2019-20

Col. Joel Newsom told nearly 100 U.S. Army commissionees from Norwich University, some on Sabine Field and Haynes Family Stadium, some watching online, to celebrate their accomplishments, strive for more and lead empathetically.

Faith Privett ’22 stands with Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider at commencement in 2019. Privett presented research last week at Posters on the Hill, a virtual undergraduate research conference. (Photo courtesy Faith Privett.)

Faith Privett meets with staff from offices of Rep. Peter Welch, Sen. Bernie Sanders

As a byproduct of her experience at Posters on the Hill, last week’s national research conference for college undergraduates, Norwich University junior Faith Privett met virtually with two aides from the offices of U.S. legislators representing Vermont, Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent.

Norwich University graduated about 447 students on Saturday, many at on-campus ceremonies at Shapiro Fieldhouse and Kreitzberg Arena. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

After managing coronavirus pandemic and hybrid learning, Norwich University graduates about 447 students, many at on-campus ceremonies

Even if the chairs were spaced extra wide at Kreitzberg Arena and Shapiro Fieldhouse on Saturday, the U.S. flag was spread across the stage, the mortarboards and dress uniforms were on and there was enough joy and optimism to fill every sliver of space.

President Dr. Mark Anarumo fires the cannon at Jackman Hall in honor of the family and friends who supported the Class of 2021. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

President fires cannon for Class of 2021, graduates’ friends and family and university staff

Norwich University’s spring semester and 2020-21 academic year concluded Saturday with an appreciative salvo of bangs on the campus’s Upper Parade Ground.

Dr. Julia Bernard, who was named Norwich University’s first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, now serves as interim chair and associate professor in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Counseling and Human Services. (Courtesy photo.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University named Dr. Julia Bernard as its first-ever vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, effective July 1.

About 447 students graduated from 32 undergraduate programs and one master’s program at Norwich University on Saturday. (Photos by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University celebrated Commencement and Commissioning ceremonies on Saturday, May 1, in a hybrid of virtual streamed and in-person events held campus-wide in accordance with Vermont pandemic guidelines and with the Norwich community’s health and safety as the highest priority.

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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