66%

Acceptance Rate

1040-1270

SAT Range

20-26

ACT Range

Norwich University Admissions

Norwich University aims to shape enrolled students into future leaders. Through lessons from award-winning faculty, internships, and study abroad, you'll maximize your intellectual potential and poise yourself for a fulfilling career. Admissions at Norwich University are somewhat competitive. Files submitted by the applicants are subject to careful review from the office of admissions. 

The university has an acceptance rate of 66% and offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, certificate courses, and online degree programs. Applying is the first step, and the university’s website also guides through the admission process if you wish to know how the process works. In the dedicated admission section below you may find the entire walkthrough of the entire admission process.

Undergraduate Admission Process

Students who are entering their senior year or currently studying in high school can submit the undergraduate application through the following steps involved in it:

  • Complete the online or offline application. University accepts both types of applications.

  • Submit your high school transcripts.

  • Students seeking admission in the nursing program should submit the SAT/ACT scores.

For International Undergraduate Admission Process.

Applying to the university is the first step, and a completed application includes the following:

  • Application form.
  • A letter of intent (1-2 pages) telling about your experience, prior learning, and educational and career objectives.
  • Your latest Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • If applicable, official military training transcripts (Joint Services Transcript/Community College of the Air Force) mailed to Norwich University.
  • Fulfilment of any additional program-specific requirements.
  • Official transcripts of all courses taken at regionally accredited colleges mailed to Norwich University.
  • International students will have to prove their proficiency in the English language.

Pay the Online Application Fee

About $35 is charged for the online application at Norwich University.

Since both processes include online admission processing, interested candidates may use the university's application portal to get them done.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

1040-1270

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.

NA

SAT Reading 25th

500

SAT Math 25th

510

SAT Composite 25th

1021

SAT Reading 75th

640

SAT Math 75th

600

SAT Composite 75th

1240

Average SAT Score

1130

SAT scores have been considered a good way to help colleges interpret students' overall academic performance. But it must be noted that there is no concrete information available regarding the average SAT score or similar requirements for admission to Norwich University.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

20-26

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.

NA

ACT Math 25th

21

ACT English 25th

19

ACT Composite 25th

20

ACT Math 75th

26

ACT English 75th

25

ACT Composite 75th

26

Average ACT Score

23

ACT scores are an important component of a college application and can make a candidate's profile stand out. Applicants can submit their ACT scores for securing admission to Norwich University. However, it should be pointed out that the university doesn't put much emphasis on the same.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students

3.1

Norwich University exercises a "relatively selective" policy when it comes down to enrolling students.

The high school GPA of admitted students averages at 3.1 on a scale of 4.0. Therefore, students with a moderately good academic background will have no trouble getting into Norwich University.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Recommended

High School Transcript

Required

College Prep Courses

Recommended

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Recommedations

Recommended

From a general point of view, the overall admission requirement for Norwich University are as follows:

  • The University requires High School Transcripts for all the programs and for all the students.
  • SAT/ACT scores are required to submit only for the nursing programs and for other majors it is neither required nor recommended.
  • There is a requirement of a High School GPA for each and every student and program.
  • Recommendations from teachers, professors, or mentors are required for the admission process.
  • Proof of English Proficiency like IELTS or TOEFL is required only for International Students.

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.

$35

Early Decision Deadline

None

Early Action Deadline

None

Offer Action Deadline

None

Offers Early Decision

None

Application Website

https://norwich.edu.185r.net/application/login/

Accepts Common App

None

Accepts Coalition App

No

Norwich University is a rolling admissions school, which means that while the applications and the deposits may be received past the deadlines mentioned below. The applications are accepted only on a space-available basis. To know more about the Rolling Admissions policy click here.

Application Preferred Deadline:

Fall Enrollment: February 1.

Spring Enrollment: November 15.

Deposit Deadline:

Fall Enrollment: May 1.

Spring Enrollment: December 1.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

WomenMenTotal
Applied1,2733,0714,344
Accepted7772,0862,863
Acceptance Rate61%68%66%
Enrolled174540714
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)22%26%25%

Admission Statistics

Applied

Women

1,273

Men

3,071

Total

4,344

Accepted

Women

777

Men

2,086

Total

2,863

Acceptance Rate

Women

61%

Men

68%

Total

66%

Enrolled

Women

174

Men

540

Total

714

Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)

Women

22%

Men

26%

Total

25%

Credits Accepted

AP Credit

Yes

Dual Credit

Yes

Credit for Life Experiences

NA

In the US, many universities incentivize students by helping them earn university credit by taking certain courses in high school. Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit), AP Credit, and CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences) are among the most popular programs. Regarding these credits, however, every university has its own policy. The benefits of taking such programs include a shorter time to obtain a degree, a higher GPA, and increased chances of completing the degree. Students who want to avail AP and CLEP credits are recommended to visit collegeboard.org and ask them to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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