Science & Engineering Profile

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At A Glance

Founded: 1819; birthplace of ROTC (Reserve Officers’  Training Corps)

Location: 1,200-acre campus located in Northfield, Vermont

Type: The first private military college in the US; Corps of Cadets and civilian students; coeducational

Student Body: 2,400 full-time undergraduate students; 1,600 Corps of Cadets and 800 civilian residential and commuter students from 47 states and 20 countries; 1,600 graduate and continuing studies students online

Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Colleges: College of Liberal Arts, College of Professional Schools, College of Science and Mathematics, College of National Services, College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

Programs: Over 30 different bachelor degree programs; 11 master’s degree programs

Graduate Placement: 98% job placement rate

Sports and Activities: 20 NCAA Division III teams

Civic Engagement: Over 84% of Norwich students volunteer to shape a better world through military service or civic engagement.

Norwich University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 

The Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

The Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Norwich is a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACS) and the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC). 

The Bachelor of Science programs in Accounting, Engineering, and Construction Management and the MBA programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Master of Science in Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

The Athletic Training Education program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Undergraduate Majors

• Accounting
• Architecture + Art
• Athletic Training
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Chinese
• Civil & Environmental Engineering
• Communications
• Computer Science
• Computer Security & Information Assurance
• Construction Management
• Criminal Justice
• Education
• Electrical & Computer Engineering
• English
• Environmental Science
• Exercise Science
• French
• Geology
• German
• History
• International Business
• International Studies
• Management
• Mathematics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Neuroscience
• Nursing
• Physical Education
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Spanish
• Sports Medicine
• Studies in War & Peace

Norwich graduates are prepared to lead the nation in thought and action that is relevant and valuable to society. That’s because Norwich prepares future leaders to bring together interdisciplinary strengths to tackle complex engineering challenges, as well as medicine, cybersecurity, and sustainability. Focused, driven, and committed to excellence, Norwich graduates have made major contributions to America’s security, infrastructure, and economic growth over the past 198 years.

Bachelor’s degree programs
Programs include everything from Architecture to Engineering and “Cybercrime” with Computer Security and Information Assurance (CSIA) to Nursing. Norwich was the first private college in the country to create a Civil Engineering program in 1820 and is ranked #2 in the US for CSIA. Faculty and student researchers engineer a better future by collaborating to address challenges—from the tiniest building blocks of materials to the complex workings of an entire societal system.

Rigorous academic environment
Educating cadets and civilian students alike, Norwich emphasizes interactive classes, innovative teaching methodologies, mentoring relationships with faculty, and extensive hands-on learning. A new $2 million Co-Laboratory of “maker space” is fully equipped for large-scale projects by Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Management students.

Exceptional job placement rate
Norwich graduates have a 98% job placement rate and are held in the highest esteem by employers, whether in the public or private sector. Undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, community service, and civic engagement programs bring out the best in students.

The first private military college in the United States
Norwich University is located in the
Green Mountains of Vermont. The Shaw Outdoor Center on Norwich University’s Paine Mountain offers some of the best mountain biking, snowshoeing, backcountry skiing, and hiking around. A strong sense of community exists within the residence halls, on the campus, and in the small, safe, welcoming village of Northfield. The campus is located 20 minutes from Montpelier, Vermont’s state capital; one hour from Burlington, Vermont’s largest city; and three hours from Montreal, Canada, and Boston, Massachusetts.