Norwich University, also referred to as NU, is located in Northfield, Vermont, United States. It was established in 1819 by Captain Alden B. Partridge as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy. In 1834, it gained university status and adopted its present name. The campus sits on an area of approximately 1200 acres in Northfield. Norwich University operates a radio station called WNUB–FM. The university attracts students from about 20 foreign countries. NU offers an array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the following schools:
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NU is a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and competes in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference. Their sports teams are known as the Cadets, and they include baseball, football, basketball, ice hockey, swimming and diving, soccer, softball, cross country, and lacrosse.
School of Architecture and Art
School of Business and Management
School of Engineering
School of Graduate Studies
School of Humanities
School of Mathematics and Sciences
School of National Services
School of Social Sciences
Profile of Norwich UniversityNorwich University is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Northfield, VT. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Norwich University earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.
The most common major fields study at the school include computer science and engineering, architecture and planning, security and law enforcement, and liberal arts.
Norwich University Selectivity
Norwich University does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 460 to 570 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 470 and 580.
Some professors at Norwich University are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.
The school, in 2007, had 3, 442 students (3, 380 full-time equivalent). The Student Enrolment at Norwich University is overwhelmingly male.
Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Norwich University belong to the Empire Eight and Great Northeast Athletic Conference for major sports.
Norwich University Programs and Degrees
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|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Liberal Arts||229||social studies, history courses, history, political science, area and Cultural studies, English, economics|
|Computer Science and Engineering||155||information science, computer engineering, computer science|
|Security and Law Enforcement||141||criminal justice and administration|
|Business and Management||95||business management, accounting|
|Engineering||48||civil engineering courses, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering|
|Architecture and Planning||45||architecture|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||30||registered nursing|
|Science||24||biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry|
|Education and Teaching||12||physical education teaching, Education|
|Therapy and Counselling||9||psychology|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||4||athletic trainer|
|Medical Support and Technology||3||clinical lab tech|
|Conservation and Resource Management||2||environmental science|
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