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Flexible Pathways at Norwich University are as versatile and unique as you are. Explore ways to earn college credits and get a head start on your college career today.

Dual Enrollment

Priority Deadline Fall Semester: April 1st
Priority Deadline Spring Semester: November 30th

What is Dual Enrollment?

High school juniors and seniors, who are residents of the state of Vermont and enrolled in a publicly funded high school, are eligible for up to two vouchers for college courses. Students must apply for a voucher for the semester they wish to enroll in a dual enrollment course. Students who attend an independent high school and are not tuitioned by their home district are not eligible for a voucher. The college credits dual enrolled students earn are part of their permanent NU transcript, and these courses begin to satisfy degree requirements toward a Norwich degree. These credits are transferable to most colleges.

Cost

The tuition is covered by the State of Vermont voucher, however students are responsible for costs such as textbooks, school supplies, and lab fees. A free parking pass is provided for Dual Enrollment students who fill out the parking pass application.

Application Requirements

  • Application (instructions below)
  • Transcript

Norwich University Dual Enrollment Timeline

  1. Apply to Norwich University following instructions below
  2. Application is reviewed by Admissions Counselor
  3. If accepted, Admissions Counselor will send email with next steps and introduce Academic Advisor
  4. Academic Advisor will reach out to review which classes fit student’s schedule
  5. After deciding on class, student applies for voucher
  6. Guidance Counselor approves voucher
  7. Academic Advisor verifies voucher and student is registered for class

**Dual Enrollment only offered for in-person learning- not online**


Early College

Applications submitted after the priority deadlines will be accepted, but there is limited space available for this program. Students can be accepted after the limit is reached can deposit to be put on a waiting list.

Priority Deadline: April 1st

What is Early College?

The Early College Program at NU allows Vermont high school seniors, from publicly funded high schools, to enroll full-time at NU. Students who attend an independent high school and are not tuitioned by their home district are not eligible for the ECP. The Early College Program allows students to complete high school diploma requirements while taking a full year of college classes in any discipline. The college credits ECP students earn are part of their permanent NU transcript, and these courses begin to satisfy degree requirements toward a Norwich degree. These credits are transferable to most colleges.

Cost

The cost breakdown for the Fall 2022-2023 Academic Year:

Direct Costs

Fall Semester Spring Semester Annually
Security Deposit 
(see Policies, Security Deposit)
  $200
Student Activities Fee $260 $260 $520
Technology Fee 
(see Policies, Technology Fee)
$610 $610 $1,220
University Health Services Fee
(use of clinic, infirmary, substance education and counseling services)
$370 $370 $740
iPad Fee (Required for class utilization) $275  $275  $550

Optional Costs

Fall Semester Spring Semester Annually

Room & Board

Only applies if chooses to be residential

$7,900 $7,900 $15,800
Medical Insurance 
(see Policies, Medical Insurance)
** Can be waived after first bill released **  $1,420
Vehicle Registration (Not applicable if residential) $400

Students are response for any cost after tuition listed in the breakdown above. Student must also factor in in-direct costs such as traveling expenses (oil changes, winter tires, gas, etc.), school supplies, textbooks, etc.

Early College Program students may apply for assistance through VSAC by completing the Vermont State Loan Application. In order for Early College students to be considered for the Vermont State Grant and/or textbook stipend, students need to complete the online FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and VSAC Incentive Grant application. Although high school students are not eligible for federal grants or loans, VSAC uses the FAFSA to make state-based awards. Please contact VSAC for more information at (800)-642-3177. 

Application Requirements

  • Application (instructions below)
  • Transcript
  • Personal Essay: Why do you want to participate in Norwich Early College?
  • Letter of Recommendation from Guidance Counselor: Explain student fit for Early College
  • Principal Authorization Form (PDF 155k)

Application Instructions

  1. Apply Here (new browser window will open)
  2. Select “Non-Degree Seeking” as the Application Category.
  3. Select the first Academic Interest “Flexible Pathways”
    1. Optional: Select the second and third Academic Interests for programs you may be interested in
  4. Select the Entry Term "Fall 2023"

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Contact Information

If you have general questions about the Flexible Pathways programs at Norwich University, or are interested in applying, contact the Flexible Pathways Admissions Counselors at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (802) 485-2001.

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