If you are thinking about applying to Norwich University, the application fee is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
Norwich University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Norwich University is moderately difficult. Norwich University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Norwich University accepted 74% of all applicants., around 3,006 of the 4,053 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Norwich University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Norwich University must submit the following items. Double check 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 for Nursing|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Norwich University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Norwich University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||6.62%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.69%|
|3.25 and 3.49||23.46%|
|3.00 and 3.24||20.7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||24.06%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6.36%|
|Norwich University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Norwich University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 37% of Norwich University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Norwich University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1040 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Norwich University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1040, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Norwich University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 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 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Norwich University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Norwich University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 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.
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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 Spring 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:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Norwich University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Norwich University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Norwich University?
Norwich University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Norwich University? Norwich University is a somewhat selective institution. The Norwich University acceptance rate is 74%. This means that the institution accepts 74 out of every 100 applicants.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Norwich University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. 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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