Norwich University is moderately difficult to get into. Norwich University admitted 87% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 3,279 students applied to Norwich University and 2,845 were admitted.
If you are considering submitting an application to Norwich University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Students who apply to Norwich University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
The following is an overiew of some of Norwich University's admissions stats.
|Norwich University 2023||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Mean SAT Score||1130|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||18%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||8%|
These are the application deadlines for Norwich University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||–||–|
|Early Decision II||–||–||–|
Norwich University does not offer early decision or early action.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Norwich University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
Wondering what factors are considered by Norwich University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Norwich University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Norwich University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Norwich University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||–||–||–||–|
|Other Requirements||–||–||–||SAT/ACT scores normally required for Nursing; waived due to COVID this year|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||–||–||–||–|
|Transcript(S) of College Record||–||–||–||–|
|Transcript of High School Record||–||–||–||–|
|Standardized Test Scores||–||–||–||–|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)||–||–||–||–|
Students admitted to Norwich University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Norwich University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 18% of Norwich University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Norwich University applicants, you should aim to score between 1030 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Norwich University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Norwich University student is 1130.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Norwich University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Norwich University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at Norwich University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Norwich University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Norwich University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Norwich University.
Transfer students can enroll in Norwich University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Norwich University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Norwich University.
Does Norwich University accept transfer credits?
✅ Norwich University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Norwich University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Norwich University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Norwich University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Norwich University?
❌ No, Norwich University is test optional, so you can decide whether or not to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Norwich University's acceptance rate?
✅ Norwich University has an acceptance rate of 87%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Norwich University?
❌ Norwich University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Norwich University? Norwich University is a somewhat selective institution. The Norwich University acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
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Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1220 and Above
1030 to 1220
1030 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Norwich University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.39. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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