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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

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. 

Norwich University engineering students work on a project in 2019. The university improved its rank as a top national undergraduate engineering program in national newsmagazine U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best National Universities rankings. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Nation’s oldest private military college is named among best for veterans, for value and for engineering and computer science programs for 2022


Norwich University has made the Best National Universities rankings compiled by national newsmagazine U.S. News & World Report.

Norwich University will host President Dr. Mark Anarumo’s inauguration on Wednesday, Sept. 22. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University will host the Presidential Inauguration for its 24th president, Dr. Mark Anarumo, on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

Gen. Gordon Sullivan, center, Norwich University Class of 1959, walks with other military generals being honored Sept. 11, 2021, at a dedication for Generals Bridge and park in Quincy, Massachusetts. (Screenshot from video/Chris Bjork/city of Quincy, Massachusetts.)

In remarks, 32nd U.S. Army chief of staff credits Norwich University for enabling his success

As Norwich University honored service and sacrifice by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack victims Saturday morning, President Dr. Mark Anarumo and President Emeritus Richard W. Schneider were in Quincy, Massachusetts, dedicating a new bridge and park honoring Quincy’s armed forces generals, including Gordon R. Sullivan ’59.

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. William McCollough descends Jackman Hall’s steps Tuesday for his introduction as Norwich University’s 56th commandant and vice president of student affairs. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

1991 graduate and retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel says he’ll work to unify students, produce leaders

To lead students into Norwich University’s third century, Col. William McCollough came home.

From left, Norwich University Corps of Cadets members Matthew Cutting,  Aidan Walsh, Rebekah Howard and Evan Wagar watch Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speak Saturday at the Gold Star Families monument adjacent to Norwich University’s campus. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

At wreath laying, regimental commander and his colleagues stress importance of remembering servicemembers’ selfless acts

Rebekah Howard remembers leaving her bedroom and wandering down a hallway the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, to find her home’s living room door closed. The Norwich University senior and Corps of Cadets member was 4; her mother had shut the door as she worked to fathom the news of the terrorist attacks.

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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