2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$27,973

Net Price

87%

Admitted

23%

Enrolled

62%

Graduation Rate

14/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Norwich University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,672. In 2021, there were 24 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #6 in Vermont and ranks #715 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

24

Total Enrollment

3,672

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Norwich University

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#6

Vermont Rank

Combining ranking factors for 10 schools that offer psychology degrees in Vermont, Norwich University ranks #6.

#715

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Norwich University ranks #715.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Norwich University offers General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
General Psychology24
Total Graduates24
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 3,280 students applied to the Norwich University. The university admitted 87% and 23% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Vermont universities is 5,815. On average, all Vermont institutions admit 69% and 30% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Norwich University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 74%. Compared to all Vermont four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Norwich University is 62%, compared to 65% for all Vermont universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare Norwich to Vermont Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Norwich University to the average of all Vermont four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

Norwich

3,280

Applicants

87%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

62%

Graduation Rate

VT Colleges

5,815

Applicants

69%

Percent Admitted

30%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

65%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 164 or 42% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 229 or 58% part-time faculty members employed at Norwich University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 163 or 41%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

Norwich

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

42%

Percent Full-Time

58%

Percent Part-Time

41%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

VT Colleges

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Norwich University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $41,624, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,500.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $20,264 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,650.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Norwich University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Norwich University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$15,226
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,700
Total Living Expenses$17,926
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$41,624
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,500
Total Undergraduate Expenses$61,050
In-State, Graduate Tuition$20,264
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,650
Total Graduate Expenses$21,914
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Norwich University is $27,973. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Norwich University to all Vermont universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

Norwich

$61,050

Cost to Attend

$23,044

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$27,973

Net Price

VT Colleges

$55,021

Cost to Attend

$23,614

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$29,771

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 643 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,914 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $23,044.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,914$23,044
Pell Grants789$4,568
Federal Student Loans1,585$6,480
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Norwich University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

Norwich

2,914

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

789

Number of Pell Grants

15%

Pell Grants

1,585

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

VT Colleges

2,132

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

549

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

1,166

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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