Established in 1819, Norwich University Norwich University, at Northfield and Montpelier, Vt.; coeducational; founded 1819 as a private military college, opened 1820 at Norwich, Vt.; chartered under present name 1834, moved to Northfield 1866. , one of the premier criminal justice schools in the Northeast, is a quality professional school with a strong liberal arts liberal arts, term originally used to designate the arts or studies suited to freemen. It was applied in the Middle Ages to seven branches of learning, the trivium of grammar, logic, and rhetoric, and the quadrivium of arithmetic, geometry, astronomy, and music. component. Its 1,600 undergraduate students choose either a military lifestyle as part of the Corps of Cadets Corps of Cadets may refer to:
Norwich Norwich, city, England
Norwich (nôr`ĭj, –ĭch), city (1991 pop. 32,664) and district, county seat of Norfolk, E England, on the Wensum River just above its confluence with the Yare. is known for its dedicated faculty and has one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios for criminal justice schools. The combination of quality professional training, broad studies in the liberal arts, dedicated faculty and the leadership laboratory supplied by the Corps of Cadets has generated a legacy not found in too many corners of the educational map.
Norwich maintains significant programs in justice studies, engineering, business, architecture, history, political science, psychology, nursing and sports medicine sports medicine, branch of medicine concerned with physical fitness and with the treatment and prevention of injuries and other disorders related to sports. Knee, leg, back, and shoulder injuries; stiffness and pain in joints; tendinitis; "tennis elbow"; and . The largest single major at Norwich University, justice studies, provides undergraduates with a cutting edge look at the complexity of today's justice environment. The online master of justice administration builds upon the rich heritage of undergraduate instruction in the discipline by providing professional master's level education to students all over the world. This unique approach to justice education combines studies in criminal justice with those of public administration.
The campus is located in North-field, Vt., in the heart of the Green Mountains Green Mountains, range of the Appalachian Mts., extending 250 mi (402 km) from north to south and extending from S Que., Canada to Vt. Mt. Mansfield, 4,393 ft (1,339 m) high, in Vermont, is the tallest peak. , one of the most beautiful locations in the world for a college campus. Norwich is a very proud place and maintains deep bonds with its alumni. For more information, call 1-800-NU-Online; or visit www.norwich.edu or www3.norwich.edu/grad.