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Aside from being accepted at a university, you do have to demonstrate financial self-sufficiency while you are there. At this time, it means demonstrating that you have saved 85,000 NOK (about $15,000 US) per 10 month year of study. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships and loans.
So if you really want out and you're academically minded, learn to speak Norwegian!
Update: this blog post appears to have great information about emigrating to Norway.