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Norwich University

Northfield, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%
Acceptance Rate87%

About Norwich University

Norwich University Overview

Norwich University is a private, nonprofit school in a small town setting in Northfield, Vermont. Norwich University was founded in 1819 and now enrolls around 3,672 students per year year, which includes 2,988 undergrad students. Norwich University ensures housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by September 1.

Student Involvement at Norwich University

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Norwich University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Norwich University, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Norwich University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Norwich University on the Student Life page.

2022 Norwich University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%
Percent of Need Met 82.39%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $40,791

Is Norwich University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Norwich University offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Norwich University Acceptance Rate 2022

Norwich University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 87% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 3,280 students applied to Norwich University and 2,846 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Norwich University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Norwich Universityhas a six year graduation rate of 62 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Norwich University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Norwich University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Norwich University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Norwich University meets 82.39% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $40,791 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $41,592 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Norwich University.

Based on this information, does Norwich University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Norwich University a good school for you?

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Where is Norwich University Located?

Norwich University is located in the small town setting of Northfield, Vermont, less than an hour from Burlington.

If you want to see Norwich University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 89 to Northfield, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burlington International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Norwich University and Northfield are like without leaving home.

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College Info

158 Harmon Drive Northfield, VT 05663

Campus Setting: Small Town

Norwich University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Norwich University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

20 to 27

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Norwich University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Norwich University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Norwich University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1220

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Math SAT Range

510 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1220 and Above

Good

1030 to 1220

Avg

1030 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Norwich University students is 1130. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Norwich University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Norwich University.

Norwich University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$59,304

In State

$59,304

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$40,608
$40,608
Fees
$2,342
$2,342
Housing
$14,854
$14,854
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Norwich University is like? There are approximately 3,672 students enrolled at Norwich University, including 2,988 undergraduate students and 684 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 16% percent are from VT and 84% percent of students are from other states.

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

16%

In State

84%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,672

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,950

Out-of-State

$42,950

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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