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Norwich University

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

Norwich University Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Norwich University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who apply to Norwich University for fall semester should hear back from Norwich University by September 1.

Norwich University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Norwich University's admissions stats.

Norwich University 2022 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%
Waitlist No

Norwich University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Norwich University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Want to Apply Early to Norwich University?


Norwich University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


More on Norwich University Admissions


Transferring to Norwich University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Norwich University

Norwich University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Norwich University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Norwich University

What does Norwich University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Work Experience Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Norwich University for more information on admission factors.

Norwich University Application Requirements

To apply to Norwich University, all applicants must submit the following items. 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
Interview
Other Requirements SAT/ACT scores normally required for Nursing; waived due to COVID this year
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Norwich University?

Students admitted to Norwich University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

About GPAs

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.

Standardized Test Scores

Norwich University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

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.

What is a Good SAT Score for Norwich University?

To be competitive with other Norwich University applicants, you should aim to earn 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.

What is a Good ACT Score for Norwich University?

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.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Norwich University

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


Norwich University Admissions FAQs


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 but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Norwich University?

❌ No, Norwich University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Norwich University's acceptance rate?

✅ Norwich University's acceptance rate is 87%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Norwich University?

❌ Norwich University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Norwich University?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Norwich University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

87%

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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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 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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.39

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

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.

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

$45,340

Out-of-State

$45,340

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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