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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

Fun Facts

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

During the 2020-21 academic year and the COVID-19 pandemic, Norwich University students and faculty members developed a team and process for testing wastewater on campus for early detection of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Mark Collier, Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at Norwich University, St. Michael’s College and the University of Vermont partnered with municipal wastewater officials and state agency representatives to conduct wastewater surveillance for the SARS-CoV-2 virus and develop wastewater-based risk assessment tools for COVID-19. The tools can also be applied to other environmental health hazards that may emerge in Vermont.

For many students, commencement and receiving their degrees are momentous experiences. (Photo courtesy College of Graduate and Continuing Studies/Norwich Unviersity.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Gathering under this year’s theme, “Norwich Together, Norwich Forever,” 362 students representing 13 online graduate programs will participate in virtual capstone and culminating academic work, conferences, and commencement and Academic Recognition Ceremonies at Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) annual Residency Conference June 21-25.

Stories on student outcomes, resilience, postgraduate life are featured

Zero in on economics and career outcomes in the Norwich Record’s summer issue, which is live online.

Jennifer Bryan ’05 studied English at Norwich University but began drawing, then painting, in 2018 as personal therapy. Her paintings form “Liquid Mind,” the Sullivan Museum and History Center’s newest exhibit. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Norwich alumna Jennifer Bryan ’05 explores states of mind in Sullivan Museum and History Center’s new exhibit

Jennifer Bryan began painting in 2018 as therapy — her marriage was ending, she was on her own again, and she found putting figures on paper calming and cathartic. She started drawing, sometimes making single-line drawings, then advanced to fingerpaints and eventually, acrylic paints. Canvas replaced paper; paintbrushes replaced fingers.

The new $965,000 Norwich Rugby Clubhouse will have an expanded deck area, more windows, and an improved layout than its predecessor. (Image courtesy Norwich University Athletics.)

Nearly $1 million project will include larger deck, more windows, better layout than predecessor

Norwich University’s rugby programs will have a new home this fall — a new nearly $1 million clubhouse is set to be complete in August, in time for the teams’ fall 2021 seasons.

Incoming students joined current students, alumni and staff for a houseboat ride during a NU Club of Central Massachusetts sendoff in summer 2016. Nina Tracey ’80 hosted. (Photo courtesy Alumni and Family Office/Norwich University.)

In-person gatherings return, pairing incoming students and parents with current students, alumni and leaders for information swapping

Back in 2019, as he readied for his Norwich University freshman year, Eddie Diaz attended the NU Club of Central Massachusetts’ student sendoff in Worcester, Massachusetts. He approached the check-in table trailed by an entourage.

This plaque along the walkway at the National Museum of the U.S. Army in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, honors Norwich University as the birthplace of ROTC. (Photo courtesy National Museum of the U.S. Army.)

Tribute unveiled as U.S. Army prepares to mark 246th birthday

A milestone for the new National Museum of the U.S. Army, a stone-etched nod to Norwich University.

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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