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About Norwich University

Norwich University is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Northfield, VT, less than an hour from Burlington.

Founded in 1819, the institution currently enrolls around 3,975 students a year, including 3,236 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Norwich University

Acceptance rate: 74%

Average GPA: 3.19

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: September 1

Norwich University Acceptance Rate

Admission to Norwich University is moderately difficult. The acceptance rate at Norwich University is 74 percent.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.19 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Norwich University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Norwich University, around 82 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 660 students who started at Norwich University as first-time freshman, 329 graduate within four years.

Around 57 percent of students who started at Norwich University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $32,498 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Norwich University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Norwich University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

158 Harmon Drive Northfield, VT 05663

Campus Setting: Small Town

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Norwich University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Norwich University is like? There are approximately 3,672 students enrolled at Norwich University, including 2,649 undergraduate students and 1,023 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 14% percent are from VT and 86% percent of students are from other states.


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