Norwich

Norwich University

158 Harmon Dr, Northfield, United States
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Overview of Norwich University (Norwich)

About this school

Norwich, including the Military College of Vermont and Vermont College, is a private, multipurpose university. Founded in 1819, it adopted coeducation in 1972. The Military College of Vermont, in Northfield, is a coeducational Corps of Cadets organized in a military lifestyle. Vermont College, in Montpelier, is a coeducational, undergraduate, nonmilitary college. The two campuses are 12 miles apart.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,649
    • Men:2,036 (76.9%)
    • Women:613 (23.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (Norwich)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Norwich University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
158 Harmon Drive
City, State, Zip
Northfield, VT  05663
Phone
(802) 485-2001
Fax
(802) 485-2580
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
66% of 3,138 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 813 applicants were admitted
Men
65% of 2,325 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
657 (32%) of 2,063 admitted students enrolled
Women
149 (27%) of 550 admitted students enrolled
Men
508 (34%) of 1,513 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.07
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
20%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
33%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
42%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Norwich)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,354 (68.5721628666887%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,920 (23.717736902008298%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (2.7536072254653594%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,700 (4.956493005837648%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Norwich University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
-
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003692
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
601 (92.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
541 (90.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
541 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
110 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$30,302
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 541 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,249
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 428 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,122
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 90 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
111 (17.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,299

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,854 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,854 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,854 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
389 (21.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
66%
Average Award
$29,218
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,854 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,047
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,306 (70.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,436
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 313 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
459 (21.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,966

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,498
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Norwich)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


151

Part-Time Faculty


181

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 35% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 52% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Norwich University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.4%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


56.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors (Norwich)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (28)


  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Technology/Technician
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Military science and military technologies, Engineering, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (33)


  • American Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • Logistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Military and Defense Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Structural Engineering
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Water Resources Engineering

Campus Life (Norwich)

Location & Geography

Population


2,086

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,125 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Burlington

Weather


Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Burlington
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Montpelier
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Montpelier

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


75% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


25%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Old Sarge
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Riflery
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Norwich University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, dream, nuems, ieee, cjsa, politeia/model un

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,271

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,649
Women
613
Men
2,036

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.5% Asian
  • 3.6% Black/African-American
  • 6.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 79.8% White
  • 1.5% Unknown

International Students


1.5%

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


1,023

Student Resources (Norwich)

Study resources