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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

Children’s boots were among donations already received Monday for the annual Angel Tree drive, a collaboration between Norwich University’s Center for Civic Engagement and Community Emergency Relief Volunteers,  a Northfield, Vermont, nonprofit. The drive runs through Dec. 10. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Angel Tree drive, which collects items for children in economically struggling local families, leads week’s slate

The year-end holidays’ advent ushers in the annual giving season. And generosity is on this week’s schedule with the Center for Civic Engagement’s annual Angel Tree Drive.

Norwich University’s men’s rugby team will make its fourth national final four appearance after previous trips in 2016, 2017 and 2019.

30-19 victory over Georgetown in northeast regional helps Cadets advance

Norwich University’s men's rugby team is Houston-bound! 

The Cadets punched their ticket to their fourth Division II national final four weekend by claiming the National Collegiate Rugby (NCR) northeast regional title with a 30-19 victory over Georgetown on Sunday morning at the South Jersey Rugby Club Complex. 

Norwich University first-year architecture students created Zig Zag chairs based on Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Architecture + Art chair making teaches craftsmanship, shop safety, geometry

All 24 first-year architecture students received 1/3 of a sheet of plywood to create an iconic Zig Zag chair based upon Gerrit Rietveld’s mid-1930s design. Formed by four wood planes joined in rhythmic sequence, it is one of the first examples of a cantilevered solid wood chair.

From left, Norwich University Vice President of Strategic Partnerships Phil Susmann ’81, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Norwich President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider pose for a picture near the Thaddeus Buczko War Room in March 2019. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Efforts by Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., helped land grants, establish Norwich University Applied Research Institutes

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.’s pending retirement will cap decades of cybersecurity education support that helped birth the Norwich University Applied Research Institutes and land the university millions of dollars in cybersecurity-related research-and-development contracts.

Richard W. Schneider, a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral, spent 28 years as Norwich University’s president. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Richard W. Schneider honored by armed forces-veteran-led digital publishing agency

Norwich University President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider was recently named to the Mighty 25, a list of influential military community supporters compiled by We Are The Mighty, an armed forces veteran-led digital publisher and media agency.

Students converse during College of Graduate and Continuing Studies day on campus in June 2018. Through its partnership with Upright Education, Norwich University Online will offer award-winning accelerated learning programs in software development along with user experience and user interface design to adults seeking new careers in these fields. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Upright Education, a renowned digital workforce accelerator, has partnered with Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS), a national leader in online graduate education, to offer technology bootcamps that fast-track adults into high-growth technology careers. 

Norwich University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program, housed in the Health and Human Performance Department, offers education in exercise science with tracks in strength and conditioning for sports and tactical athletes along with preclinical preparation. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)


National Strength and Conditioning Association approval is valid for three years

Norwich University’s Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree program has earned approval through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP), which is valid for three years.

Jonathan Simms, a rook in Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets, shows the sand art he created on Nov. 11 during Wellness Days at Wise Campus Center. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Free skates, movies, arts and crafts, snack stations let students catch upon studies, take breather before semester’s final push

And, on the Wellness Days, they slept.

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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