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Norwich University

Northfield, VT

At A Glance

Main Address

158 Harmon Dr

Northfield, VT 05663-1000

www.norwich.edu

Admission Office

158 Harmon Drive

Northfield, VT 05663

(802) 485-2001

Fax : (802) 485-2032

nuadm@norwich.edu

Contact : Tim Reardon

Associate VP of Enrollment Management

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

military college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3669

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 61.0%

Total undergraduates : 3,266

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 663

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 87.0%

Average financial aid package : $41,785.00

In-State Tuition : $43,500.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $43,500.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small Town (2,500-10k)

Rural

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Sep 1

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : Feb 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jan 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 15 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 61.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 80.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Military Science : 25.0%
Security and Protective Services : 16.0%
Business/Marketing : 11.0%
Engineering : 8.0%
Computer and Information Sciences : 7.0%
Social Sciences : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B M

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Neuroscience B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Construction Management, General B
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Organizational Leadership M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance B
Information Science/Studies B M

Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering
Civil Engineering, General B M
Computer Engineering, General B
Engineering, General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Health/Health Care Administration/Management M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General B M
Military History M

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Military Technologies
Intelligence, General B M

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Geology/Earth Science, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Public Administration M

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B M

Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs B
National Security Policy Studies B
Political Science and Government, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Honors Program

Internships

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

External Degree Program

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Washington Semester

ROTC Available

ROTC, Air Force

ROTC, Army

ROTC, Navy

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

150 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : museum, history center, outdoor center, trail system for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, trail running, paintball, disc golf, ice climbing, sledding, and camping in the wilderness, auditorium, case study rooms, student spaces, and administrative spaces for the school of business, multi-functional auditorium/theater, case study rooms, cyber warfare simulation lab, cyber forensics computer labs, and a mobile device forensics lab, digital media and whiteboards.

Geographic Location : 50 miles from Burlington, 180 miles from Boston.

Small Town

Rural

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,266

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 663

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,196

Graduate enrollment : 667

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 85.0%

Out of state students : 15.0%

Part Time students : 19.0%

Percentage of males : 76.0%

Percentage of females : 24.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 6.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 10.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 69.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 3.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : ROTC participants must live in dormitories. Corps of Cadets student can choose from various "specialty units" while at Norwich including: Regimental Color Guard, Artillery Battery, Drill Team, Mountain and Cold Weather Company (ROTC), Regimental Band, Cavalry.

Student Newspaper : The Norwich Guidon

Student Newspaper URL : http://thenorwichguidon.org/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 97.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 70.0%

Housing Options

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Cadets

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Intercollegiate

Intramural

NCAA Division III

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Chaplain/spiritual director

Financial aid counseling

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Golf

Men's Club

Women's Club

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Rugby

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Skiing

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Track and Field

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 3,831

Admitted : 2,877

Enrolled : 694

Less selective 75.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Considered

Application Essay

Interview

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school record, recommendations, activities, honors, awards, test scores important. Class rank considered and is criterion for financial aid.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 7.0%

Top Quarter : 34.0%

Top Half : 64.0%

Bottom Half : 36.0%

Bottom Quarter : 7.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 14.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 22.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 22.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 24.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 8.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 31.0%

500 - 599 : 48.0%

400 - 499 : 16.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 4.0%

600 - 699 : 30.0%

500 - 599 : 51.0%

400 - 499 : 12.0%

300 - 399 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 6.0%

24 - 29 : 40.0%

18 - 23 : 37.0%

12 - 17 : 17.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students who submit CollegeBoard Official Transcripts showing AP exams taken and scores earned will be considered for Norwich transfer credit.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

3

Social Studies

0

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Science Lab

0

3

History

0

3

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 39.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 11.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

520 - 620

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

520 - 610

ACT Composite

21 - 26


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

SA 104

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

SA 200

All

Art History

3

3

FA 221

All

Biology

3

4

BI 122

All

4

4

BI 101

All

5

8

BI 101 and BI 102

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MA 121

All

Calculus BC

3

8

Math 121 and 122

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

8

Math 121 and 122

All

Chemistry

3

4

CH 101

All

4

4

CH 103

All

5

8

CH 103 & CH 104

All

Chinese Language and Culture

4

6

CN 112

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

3

PO 202

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CS 140

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

CS 100

All

Drawing

3

3

SA 103

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

EN 101

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

EN 102

All

Environmental Science

3

3

ES 1XX

All

European History

4

3

HI 1XX

All

French Language and Culture

3

6

FR 111

All

German Language and Culture

3

6

GR 111

All

Human Geography

4

3

GE 300

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

6

ML 1XX

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

6

ML 1XX

All

Latin

3

3

--

All

Macroeconomics

4

3

EC 201

All

Microeconomics

4

3

EC 202

All

Music Theory

3

3

MU 101

All

Physics 1

3

4

PS 201

All

Physics 2

3

4

PS 202

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

4

PS 212

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

4

PS 212

All

Psychology

3

3

PY 211

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

6

SP 111

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

4

3

SP 250

All

Statistics

3

3

MA 232

All

United States Government and Politics

4

3

PO 105

All

United States History

4

3

HI 121

All

World History: Modern

4

3

HI 108

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

8

Chemistry

50

8

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

6

Financial Accounting

50

6

French I

50

6

French II

59

12

German I

50

6

German II

60

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

3

Pre Calculus

50

4

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 82.0%

% of loans / jobs : 18.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 80.0%

% Judged to have need : 66.0%

% that were offered aid : 66.0%

% that had need fully met : 29.0%

% of need met : 87.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $41,785.00

Avg non need-based aid : $28,138.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $36,101.00

Avg need-based loan : $7,125.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $40,495.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jan 15

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Meaghan Drumm

Financial aid office phone : (802) 485-2015

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,191.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

ROTC

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Prepayment Discount

Tuition futures or advance payment program for parents of young children

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Air Force : Offered on Campus

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

ROTC, Navy : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$43,500.00

$43,500.00

$43,500.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$43,500.00

$43,500.00

$43,500.00

Room and board:

$14,854.00

--

--

Books and supplies:

--

--

--

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$61,054.00

$46,200.00

$46,200.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$61,054.00

$46,200.00

$46,200.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 433

Transfers admitted percentage: 80.0%

Transfers admitted: 347

Transfers enrolled percentage: 49.0%

Transfers enrolled: 213

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $43,500.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $14,854.00

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: $2,500.00

Costs per credit hour: $1,191.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $3,146,856.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 88

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 86

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser