Apply to Norwich

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You've learned a bit about Norwich and are looking to take your drive and motivation to a whole new level with the Norwich experience. What can you do to ensure your application is as competitive as possible?

Applicants are evaluated on a rolling admissions schedule.  We recommend submission of a complete application, including all required materials, by February 1.

The sooner you apply, the faster you can receive a decision. 

Dates & Deadlines for First-Year Students

The important application dates are:

Follow this schedule for Fall, Spring and Summer 2024 starting terms:

Starting Term

Application Available

Complete Application

Admission Notification

Deadline for Student Notification of Enrollment

Spring 2024June 1, 2023by November 15, 2023RollingDecember 15
Summer 2024June 1, 2023By February 1, 2024RollingApril 1, 2024
Fall 2024June 1, 2023By February 1, 2024RollingJune 1, 2024

Fall applications may be submitted between June 1 and September 1, but admissions decisions may not be released until September. After September decisions will be released on a rolling basis.

Applying after the recommended completion date, while acceptable, may limit your opportunities.

Choose the best option for you... Apply online using one of the following applications. Both are free and our admissions office has no preference as to which one you choose:

Norwich Application

Start your application using our in-house form.

Norwich Application

Common App

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Common App


SAT Scores (optional*)

No academic programs except nursing require SAT or ACT exam submissions. * 

Financial Aid Information

The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for making all financial aid awards.

We strongly recommend that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) be submitted to receive maximum consideration for all types of student aid. The FAFSA is available online at The 2024-25 FAFSA is available now and we encourage all students to complete and submit the application by February 15, 2024, to ensure maximum consideration for all types of aid.

Please visit the Office of Financial Aid website for more information about the student aid process and for specific deadlines.

Have questions? 

Contact your admissions counselor

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Choose Your Leadership Pathway

On your application to Norwich, you must choose between the Corps of Cadets or a Civilian Resident lifestyle. 

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Civilian Resident

Select the Civilian Resident lifestyle on your application to live our traditional student experience. 

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Corps of Cadets

Learn more about Norwich's 24/7 military lifestyle. There are no other applications required to join the Norwich Corps of Cadets. You can switch between leadership pathways at any time prior to enrollment.

Selecting the Corps of Cadets does not guarantee an ROTC scholarship. There is no federal service obligation for being a Cadet.

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Information for New Families

Congratulations on your student’s acceptance to Norwich University and impressive accomplishments. Acceptance to Norwich University today is the first step to becoming the leaders of tomorrow. Here, your student will join others like themselves who are in pursuit of a rewarding academic and personal experience that will set the stage for their future accomplishments.

On Campus Admissions

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Undergraduate Admissions & Aid

Contacts and Hours

Undergraduate Admissions

Norwich University  
Roberts Hall 
158 Harmon Drive  
Northfield, VT 05663  
1 (802) 485-2001

Financial Aid

Norwich University
Jackman Hall 
158 Harmon Drive 
Northfield, VT 05663 
1 (802) 485-2850

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in and by appointment