Originally established in 1996, Norton University merely offered classed to students, and later officially became a university in 1997. Over two decades into the making, Norton University is the first private university in Cambodia. It is presently located in Chroy Changvar district.
Norton University Aspires to be an internationally respected universoty producing competititive professionals, who will contribute to the social and economic well-being of Cambodia and to the international community.
Norton University aims to produce graduates:
In order to produce such graduates, Norton University commits itself to:
In order to be a university as set out in the mission statement, NU has identified a series of high level goals and objectives that form the basis for its internal strategic planning as well as indicating to the government and the community how the university intends to meet adn sustains its profile and exceeds the minimum requirements for accreditation as a university.
Accordingly, the university is making it a priority to build its strength and resources. To this end, it can already demonstrate that it has the capability to teach and to lead students in learning at the level of higher education. This capability is constantly being honed.
The university is firmly focused on increasing the diversity of its programs at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. A clear intent is to increase the proportion of its postgraduate to undergraduate students.