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Norwich University is a private institution that was founded in 1819. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,339, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 1,200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Norwich University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 75. Its tuition and fees are $31,782 (2012-13).
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Vision: Norwich University will be a learning community, American in character yet global in perspective, engaged in personal and intellectual transformation and dedicated to knowledge, mutual respect, creativity and service. Mission: To give our youth an education that shall be American in character- to enable them to act as well as to think-to execute as well as to conceive- to tolerate all opinions when reason is left free to combat them- to make moral, patriotic, efficient, and useful citizens, and to qualify them for all those high responsibilities resting upon a citizen of this free republic.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Norwich University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at Norwich University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 56.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||56.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Norwich University is 14:1, and the school has 49.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Norwich University include: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Architecture; Business Administration and Management, General; and History, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 78.2 percent.
Norwich University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,339, with a gender distribution of 74.0 percent male students and 26.0 percent female students. At this school, 82.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 18.0 percent of students live off campus. Norwich University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Norwich University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Norwich University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Norwich University, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Norwich University.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Norwich University, 78.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $20,162.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$31,782 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,976 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data