Norwich University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$42,860
2.97% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,501
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.59%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.6%
4,268 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,363
80.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
61.1%
486 Graduates

About

Norwich University is a higher education institution located in Washington County, VT. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Norwich University were General Intelligence (134 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (112 degrees), and Registered Nursing (67 degrees).

In 2022, 1,120 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Norwich University. 27.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 72.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (811 degrees), 8.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Norwich University is $42,860, which is $18,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Norwich University is $42,860, which is $18,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,501.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Norwich University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$42,860
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Norwich University was $42,860. The cost of tuition at Norwich University is $18,864 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$24,501
2022 Value
12.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Norwich University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,501. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Norwich University grew by 12.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,226
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Norwich University was of $15,226 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Norwich University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 10% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.59%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Norwich University was 1.59%, which represents 17 out of the 1066 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Norwich University received 4,268 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 30.1% annual growth. Out of those 4,268 applicants, 3,526 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,363 students enrolled at Norwich University in 2022.

Norwich University has an overall enrollment yield of 17.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,526
Accepted Out of 4,268

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Norwich University was 82.6% (3,526 admissions from 4,268 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 86.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 30.1%, while admissions grew by 23.9%..

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Enrollment

Norwich University had a total enrollment of 3,363 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Norwich University is 2,715 students and the part-time enrollment is 648. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Norwich University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Norwich University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.2% White, 11.1% Two or More Races, 5.44% Black or African American, 3.3% Asian, 2.47% Hispanic or Latino, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Norwich University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (47.1%), followed by White Female (19.4%) and Two or More Races Male (9.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (51.2%), followed by White Female (23.6%) and Two or More Races Male (5.77%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Norwich University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,363 students. The full-time enrollment at Norwich University is 2,715 and the part-time enrollment is 648. This means that 80.7% of students enrolled at Norwich University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Norwich University was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Norwich University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,292 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    373 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    183 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Norwich University is 68.2% White, 11.1% Two or More Races, 5.44% Black or African American, 3.3% Asian, 2.47% Hispanic or Latino, 0.357% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.149% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 115 students (3.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 494 fewer women than men received degrees from Norwich University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Norwich University is white (811 degrees awarded). There were 8.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Norwich University is General Intelligence (134 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (112 degrees) and Registered Nursing (67 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Norwich University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (150 degrees awarded), History (114 degrees), and Protective Services (120 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Norwich University are Software developers (589,956 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (446,504 people), Other managers (405,143 people), Social workers, all other (231,110 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (210,185 people).

The most specialized majors at Norwich University in 2022 are Applied Sciences (150 degrees awarded), History (114 degrees), Protective Services (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Norwich University are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Norwich University are Applied Sciences (150 degrees awarded), History (114 degrees), Protective Services (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Norwich University are Computer Systems Design (748,345 people), Elementary & secondary schools (564,535 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (533,103 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (404,174 people), and Legal services (369,246 people).

The most specialized majors at Norwich University are Applied Sciences (150 degrees awarded), History (114 degrees), Protective Services (120 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Norwich University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 134 degrees awarded
  2. 112 degrees awarded
  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Norwich University was General Intelligence with 134 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

807
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
313
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 807 degrees were awarded to men at Norwich University, which is 2.58 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (313).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 149 degrees were awarded to men at Norwich University in General Intelligence, which is 149 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Norwich University in Registered Nursing, which is 4.15 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 50% of students graduating from Norwich University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Norwich University is Female and White (69.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.47% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    811 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    95 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Norwich University is white (811 degrees awarded). There were 8.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

4.55% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    577 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    234 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Norwich University is white male (577 degrees awarded). There were 2.47 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (234 degrees).

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Operations

Norwich University has an endowment valued at nearly $283M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.5%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Norwich University had a total salary expenditure of 129M. Norwich University employs 49 Associate professors, 39 Lecturers and 32 Assistant professors. Most academics at Norwich University are Male Associate professor (32), Female Lecturer (24), and Male Assistant professor (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Norwich University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 88 employees, Service, with 71 employees, and Management with 68 employees.

Endowment

$283M
2022 Endowment
13.6%
decline from 2021

Norwich University has an endowment valued at about $283M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Norwich University declined 13.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $237M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$43M
2022 Salaries
4.43%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Norwich University paid a median of $43M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($129M) and a 4.43% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11M
Instructional Salaries
153
Number of Employees

In 2022, Norwich University paid a total of $11M to 153 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
88 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Norwich University were Associate professor with 49 employees, Lecturer with 39 employees, and Assistant professor with 32 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Norwich University were Office and Administrative Support with 88 employees, Service with 71 employees, and Management with 68 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Norwich University was Male Associate professor with 32 employees, Female Lecturer with 24 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Norwich University.

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