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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

Ben Carlson, a junior in Norwich University’s School of Architecture+Art, and Washington County Mental Health Services Executive Director Mary Moulton stand inside LIFT 2.0 during the house’s siting on Dec. 17, 2020, in Barre, Vermont. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Second tiny house sited in December, providing home for holiday season

Norwich University’s students and faculty used their civic-mindedness and creativity to leave a lasting holiday gift in Barre, Vermont before the winter break. The stylish, ecologically efficient tiny home they built, LIFT 2.0, stands as an example of affordable housing’s future and marks a step toward resolving local homelessness.

Martin Hanifin ’86, who will take over as Norwich University’s vice president of finance and chief financial officer effective in early March, served on the Norwich University Board of Fellows from 2011 until 2017. (Photo courtesy Norwich University Alumni and Family Office.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University officials announced the appointment of Martin Hanifin ’86 as vice president of finance and chief financial officer effective early March 2021.

During her Norwich University residency, Dr. Grazia (Grace) Scoppio, whose current research is on immigrants’ participation in the military from an international perspective, will network with students, faculty and partner organizations. (Photo courtesy Cpl. Brandon James Liddy, Royal Military College of Canada Public Affairs.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Peace and War Center welcomes Dr. Grazia (Grace) Scoppio as a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Peace and War Studies for the Spring 2021 semester.

The job market for Norwich University degree earners, like this group from the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies’ 2018 commencement, will increasingly stress the value of diversity, data from Glassdoor and LinkedIn show. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

‘Reshaping the Workplace’ webinar, Career and Internship Center information sessions, highlight week’s schedule

Business watchers including social network LinkedIn and ratings website Glassdoor, report diversity leaders will be critical to businesses’ and organizations’ ability to innovate, vie for talent and grow. A webinar directed by College of Graduate and Continuing Studies will explore this topic in a coming-week webinar.

Gracious Asantewaa, a Norwich University sophomore and nursing major, and Norwich University Alumni and Family Director Eddie Habeck pose for the picture that was included in the virtual Parade Across America for Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential inauguration. (Photo courtesy Eddie Habeck/Norwich University.)

Norwich University participates in virtual parade for Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential inauguration

The invite came in a flash; the moment lasted a blink. But Norwich University seized its chance and joined Wednesday’s virtual Parade Across America, which honored Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential inauguration. 

David Heddleston, a supervisory special agent for the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service, earned master’s degrees in criminal justice administration and diplomacy in 2019 and 2020 through Norwich University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies. (Photo courtesy American Foreign Service Association.)

College of Graduate and Continuing Studies master’s degree recipient receives American Foreign Service Association creative dissent award

Ruling majorities often push dissenters to the margins (and into the historical dustbin). But a Norwich alumnus who earned two master’s degrees at the university won an American Foreign Service Association award for disagreeing agreeably.

To clear campus paths for arriving spring semester students, Norwich University’s Facilities Operations team deployed all the equipment and vehicles at its disposal, including plows like this one, salters and snowblower-equipped Bobcats. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

New electronic scheduling system, staff efforts smooth COVID-19 testing and arrivals, officials say

By the time students began arriving on Norwich University’s Northfield, Vermont, campus Friday for the Spring 2021 semester, teams of Norwich faculty and staff were ready. Electronic message boards in campus buildings were loaded with greetings, COVID-19 tests were waiting at Plumley Armory and Facilities Operations staff members stood ready to move snow and ease movement.

Six films will comprise the Tournées French Film Festival, coming in April. (Photo courtesy Modern Languages Department/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University French Program Director and Assistant Professor of French Dr. Sophia Mizouni was awarded a $2,200 grant from the FACE Foundation to put on Tournées French Film Festival in a virtual format this spring.

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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