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Fast Facts

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

Washington Post

Disciple, integrity, confidence, loyalty and honor 
Norwich Leadership Traits


Norwich is among
the top 10
U.S. institutions for preparing commissioned officers for service in the Department of Defense and Coast Guard.

Over  90% of graduates
were in military service, pursing a graduate degree, starting their own business or employed within government agencies such as the CIA, FBI or NSA, or private business within 8 months of graduation.

Commitment to Affordability

After all grants (Norwich, Federal Student Aid, State grants and aid, VA benefits, ROTC scholarship and other outside scholarships) were applied, the average net price to residential first-year students was $19,713.

Tuition and Fees

Norwich Featured News and Events

Global-warming-stoked ice melting in the Arctic has created new sea routes and sparked a scramble for the United States, Russia and China. (Image by Shutterstock.)

Virtual talk will examine Russian militarization’s effect on scramble for resources

In guest lectures, a microcertificate course, student research and last fall’s Military Writers’ Symposium, the Arctic region became a topic of interest at Norwich University in the past 24 months. The Arctic focus continues this week in a virtual lecture anchoring the week’s activities on campus.

Joshua Fredenburg addresses Corps of Cadets rooks in August 2021 as part of an Office of IDEAS (inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and support) event in Plumley Armory. The office has a pair of events this week, including the debut of its Civil Discourse Meeting Series. (Photo by Matthew Crowley/Norwich University.)

Office of IDEAS discussions on stalking and neurodiversity anchor campus events schedule for the week

Norwich University’s Office of IDEAS (inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility and support) anchors the week’s activities calendar with a discussion on stalking and the launch of a new civil discourse discussion series.

By renewing its educational partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate, Norwich University extended opportunities for students, such as those seen during the May 2021 Air Force commissioning ceremony in Mack Hall, to access facilities, labs and technologies in Rome, New York, and pursue internships. (Photo by Mark Collier Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University has renewed its educational partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), which began in 2016, for the next five years.

Building conservator Eric N. Kuchar ’96 will present “Preserving Our Heritage Through the Architectural Lens,” a virtual talk at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 as part of the School of Architecture + Art Lecture Series at Norwich University. (Photo courtesy School of Architecture + Art/Norwich University.)

NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University presents “Preserving Our Heritage Through the Architectural Lens,” a virtual talk by building conservator Eric N. Kuchar ’96 at 4 p.m. Jan. 28.

Richard Corbin, a 2015 Norwich University criminal justice program graduate, swore in Tuesday as an officer in the Dennis Police Department in Dennis, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dennis Police Department/Facebook.)

Alumni gain new jobs in northeastern U.S. police departments

Graduates of Norwich University’s criminal justice program, administered by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, continue to advance professionally.

Norwich University students socialize Friday during the Class of 2022’s ring reception at Milano Ballroom. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Cohort’s jewelry distributed in Milano Ballroom reception; president toasts accomplishment

With snow falling and outdoor breath steaming, it may be hard to contemplate Spring Commencement. But the civilian Class of 2022 stepped toward their finish Friday night, receiving their class rings in a Milano Ballroom ceremony.

In his Thursday Update from the Hill video, President Mark Anarumo asked Norwich University’s students, faculty and staff  to support one another gracefully as the university continues working through the coronavirus pandemic. (Screenshot from video/Norwich University.)

President Mark Anarumo thanks COVID-10-positive or symptomatic students for delaying campus return

President Mark Anarumo on Thursday updated Norwich University’s community on the newly begun spring semester and called for increased empathy amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

So far this season, Morgan Tefft has three goals and four assists for seven points for Norwich’s women’s hockey team, which on Monday ranked ninth on the U.S. College Hockey Organization’s national Division III women’s hockey poll. (Photo by Mark Collier/Norwich University.)

Morgan Tefft’s overtime score Jan. 7 won the game and ranked first among ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays

Call it Morgan Tefft’s terrific triple, a moment that layered sweet on sweet on sweet like a gourmet slice of ice hockey tiramisu. A spectacular goal … wins a game in sudden-death overtime … and gets broadcast on national television.  

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.

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—You at Norwich—

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