Norwich University

Northfield, VT 05663

Norwich University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Northfield, Vermont. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3,604 and 2,522 students were accepted.

Norwich University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $35,318 and fees $2,036. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $35,318 and $2,036 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. Masters degrees (MSN)
  2. RN to BSN
  3. BSN

    Students who are able to successfully complete the Norwich University BSN program are eligible to apply to sit for the NCLEX RN. The curriculum is offered in a combination of in classroom theoretical instruction, learning laboratories, simulated laboratories and a range of clinical settings. The program is affiliated with the University of Vermont’s Fletcher Allen Medical Center and with the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.

    Students in the program are offered a range of technological applications in the classroom and clinical settings including through the use of handheld PDAs and smart phone apps.

    Admission to the nursing program is only open for enrollment in the fall semester due to limited space availability and structured curriculum sequence.

    Admission to the program is highly competitive depending on the class standing, grade point average, recommendations and results on standardized exams along with other requirements.

    Students seeking to transfer into the program will be allowed to do so depending on the availability of space in the program and conditional on the transfer credit evaluation. The Chair of the nursing department makes the final decision on the students transferring into the program.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 35
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 60

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Norwich University

Colby-Sawyer College
60.73 miles away
Southern Vermont College
92.19 miles away
Southern New Hampshire University
96.95 miles away
Saint Anselm College
98.35 miles away
Franklin Pierce University
98.44 miles away
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
110.25 miles away
The Sage Colleges
110.35 miles away
Rivier University
114.03 miles away
Excelsior College
115.94 miles away
Maria College of Albany
117.41 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1981 - 12/31/2011
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/26/2012 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/27/2008 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$21,708
30k to 48k$21,534
48k to 75k$24,601
75k to 110k$27,714
Over 110k$33,025
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,036.00 $1,036.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $801.00 $801.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Vermont Educational Loan Program for Nurses

The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Health Care Professionals is funded by the Department of Health of  the State of Vermont and is administered by the University of Vermont [...]

William Boudreau Memorial Scholarship for Licensed Nursing Assistants

Applicant must be a resident of Orleans County, VT who will attend a licensed nursing assistant program within Vermont. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Vermont State Grange Alice Cossingham Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in nursing at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement, financial need and community service [...]

Freeman Nurse Scholars Program

Selection is based upon academic achievement. Applicant must agree to practice in Vermont for a minimum of two years after graduation.

Elizabeth J. Davis Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in licensed practical nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, registered nursing, speech language pathology, or social [...]

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing
Norwich University
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663

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