Norwich University Profile

Norwich University (NU) is a top quality university offering professional and liberal arts programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It was founded in 1819 as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy. The campus is located in Northfield, Vermont in the heart of the Green Mountains.

Norwich University was the first private military academy in the nation, and the first private college to offer engineering instruction in the country. It was also one of the first institutions in the country to accept international students.

Academic Schools:
- School of Business and Management
- School of Architecture and Art
- David Crawford School of Engineering
- School of Graduate Studies
- School of Humanities
- School of Mathematics and Sciences
- School of Social Sciences
- School of National Services

The School of Graduate Studies offers the following graduate programs online:
- Certificate in Teaching and Learning
- Master of Arts in Diplomacy
- Master of Arts in Military History
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Civil Engineering
- Master of Justice Administration
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of Science in Business Continuity Management
- Master of Science in Information Assurance
- Master of Science in Nursing
- Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Students completing the online programs will receive the official traditional diploma of the university, with no mention of "Online" degree on the diploma.

The online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). It can be completed in as few as 18 months.

The online MBA program is nationally accredited by the ACBSP. It is specifically designed for working professionals, and can be completed in 18-24 months from the enrollment date.

The University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It was recognized as the "Birthplace of ROTC" (Reserve Officers' Training Corps).


- Placed in Tier 1 (ranked 62nd) in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Universities- Masters North (2010).

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