Norwich University: Review & Facts

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Norwich University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,870 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1819 and is the only college located in Northfield, Vermont.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at Norwich University.

Norwich University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Political Science, History, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Norwich University student retention rate is fair at 74% (close to Vermont average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Norwich University is below average: 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Norwich University is pretty good: 12:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,200
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $34,200 per year. The additional fees at Norwich University (not included in tuition costs) are around $2,000; this makes it a total of $36,200 annually.

Read the details about Norwich University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to government data, 3,538 applications were submitted and 2,018 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Norwich University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Norwich University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Norwich University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Norwich University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,100 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Norwich University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Norwich University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Norwich University Location and Maps



Post Address: Norwich University, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 05663-1035, USA
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