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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

Members of Norwich University’s Corps of Cadets enjoy ice cream made with liquid nitrogen on Aug. 26 in the U-Building complex on campus. (Photo by Dr. Jean-Sebastien Gagnon/Norwich University.)

Cross-disciplinary group of students and faculty explore basic chemistry principle as they make ice cream with liquid nitrogen

I scream, you scream, we all scream for … a chemistry experiment?

Norwich University engineering students work on a project. The university, founded by civil engineer Capt. Alden Partridge in 1819, was the first private school in the United States to teach engineering as its own separate discipline. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has earned its six-year accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) for three bachelor of science programs in the David Crawford School of Engineering: civil engineering, electrical and computer engineering and mechanical engineering.

The Alumni Parade will lead the events Saturday during Norwich University’s 2021 Homecoming celebration. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Presidential inauguration, Homecoming celebrations pack week’s schedule

Hail to our chief, and our alumni.

To develop the Affordable Shipping Container Homes Project, Norwich University students will develop a site plan with eight to 10 cargo container units and a community building on a 10-acre site in Waitsfield, Vermont. (Photo by Norwich University Photography.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University recently received a $20,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, to fund the development of the Affordable Shipping Container Homes Project. The Affordable Shipping Container Homes Project will design affordable housing units with recycled shipping containers.

Norwich University’s football team celebrates after winning Saturday’s Maple Sap Bucket game against Castleton. The Cadets play their Homecoming game this weekend. (Norwich University Athletics.)

Norwich wins third straight Maple Sap Bucket by topping Castleton, 28-12

The bucket stays in Northfield.

With a 28-12 win at in-state rival Castleton, the Cadets won their first game of 2021 and won their third straight Maple Sap Bucket, gaining a measure of momentum ahead of their annual Homecoming game.

Norwich University offers 30-plus academic programs and host of life-enriching activities for prospective students on its Northfield, Vermont, campus. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Prospective students will get their questions answered Saturday as the Norwich University Admissions Office stages its fall open house.

Norwich University’s football team will play Endicott College as part of the 2021 Homecoming festivities. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University will host more than one thousand alumni and their guests during annual Homecoming festivities Sept. 23 to Sept. 26, which follows the Presidential Inauguration for its 24th president, Dr. Mark Anarumo, on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Dr. Reina Pennington joined Norwich University’s History and Political Science Department in 1999. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Dr. Reina Pennington to discuss two women, one American, one Russian, who recruited other women for World War II air combat missions

Dr. Reina Pennington, a Norwich University Dana Professor of History, will be the featured guest Friday night in Cleveland at the International Women’s Air & Space Museum’s “Dinner with a Slice of History” series. 

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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