Quick facts

The University

A private college with two centuries of military tradition and a broad range of undergraduate degrees, along with programs for online master’s degrees and certificates.

Founded

1819 by Captain Alden Partridge, as the first private military college in the United States and the birthplace of the nation’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program.

Location

In the rugged Green Mountains of Vermont, one of the nation’s most spectacular natural areas, offering a vast array of outdoor opportunities year-round.

Northfield, Vermont

A charming, friendly community located 20 minutes from Montpelier, Vermont’s state capital; one hour from Burlington, Vermont’s largest city; and three hours from Montreal and Boston, two of North America’s most cultured cities.

Students

Approximately 2,300 cadets, civilian residents, and commuters attend Norwich University, along with about 1,200 online graduate students.

Demographics

Students from over 45 states and 20 foreign countries.

Faculty

112 full time—72 percent hold terminal degrees.

Student/Faculty Ratio

14:1

Academic Programs

Five Colleges: Liberal Arts, Professional Schools, Science & Mathematics, National Services, and Graduate and Continuing Studies.

30 bachelor’s degrees, nine master’s degrees, two certificates, a bachelor’s degree completion program, plus a teacher licensure program, and four ROTC programs.

College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

Norwich launched its first online graduate program in 1997. Students participate from Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Colombia, England, Germany, India, Jamaica, Lebanon, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.

Clubs/Organizations

Approximately 80, including academic and professional societies; special interest clubs; literary, theatrical and musical activities; religious, military, and community service organizations; programming committees; and more.

Sports

NCAA Division III, 20 varsity sports, a variety of club sports, and unlimited intramural sports opportunities.

Financial Aid/Scholarships

Over $50 million in scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study is available.

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