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.


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.


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.


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


Students from over 45 states and 20 foreign countries.


165 full time—72 percent hold terminal degrees.

Student/Faculty Ratio


Academic Programs

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

33 bachelor’s degrees, ten master’s degrees, two certificates, five 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.


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.


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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