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$49,284

$49,284

not including room and board

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,337
Declined + 20,091
Total Received 22,428
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  8

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Government
  3. History
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School Facts

Dartmouth, founded in 1769, is a private, Ivy League college. Its 250-acre campus is located in Hanover, New Hampshire, northwest of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,342
Established in 1769
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Private (nonprofit)

4,276

undergraduate students

2,066

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
21%
500-599
8%
700-800
70%
600-699
25%
500-599
5%
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%
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Hanover, NH

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Fun Facts

  • During Dartmouth College's Winter Carnival, students drill an opening through the ice on Occom Pond, tie ropes around their waists, and jump in!
  • Mr. Rogers attended and Captain Kangaroo received an honorary doctorate degree from Dartmouth College.
  • The idea for the fraternity in Animal House was inspired by experiences at Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Dartmouth College.
  • Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) was a member of Dartmouth College's class of 1925.
  • Chris Miller, class of 1963, writer of the movie Animal House, and, Chris Miller, class of 1997, writer for the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, both attended Dartmouth College.
  • Dartmouth College, founded in 1769, was created initially created for the education of Native Americans.
  • Five women's hockey players in the 2006 Winter Olympics were from Dartmouth College (3 for Canada, 2 for USA).
  • The computer programming language BASIC was developed by John Kemeny, a professor at Dartmouth College.
  • Daniel Webster, class of 1801, helped shape U.S. legal history when defending Dartmouth College in a now famous 1819 Supreme Court case.
  • In 1925, a Dartmouth College student named Theodor Geisel was busted for illegal drinking and subsequently banned from extracurricular activities. He skirted the rules by adopting a pen name--(Dr.) Seuss--so he could continue contributing to the school's humor magazine.

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Hanover, NH

250-acre campus in Hanover (population: 10,850), 53 miles from Concord and 130 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Lebanon (six miles); train serves White River Junction, VT (seven miles). School operates transportation to towns in the upper valley. Public transportation serves campus.

Dartmouth College
6016 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
15 fraternities 66% of male students
 
8 sororities 64% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
90%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
21%
500-599
8%
700-800
70%
600-699
25%
500-599
5%
700-800
71%
600-699
22%
500-599
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,337
Declined + 20,091
Total Received 22,428

Admissions Contact

Maria Laskaris
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 443-3605
F: 603 646-1216
admissions.office@dartmouth.edu

Cost

Tuition $46,764
Room $8,286
Board $5,553
Additional fees $1,344
Books & supplies $1,176
Total $63,123
Average Financial Aid - $43,366
Total with Avg. Aid $19,757

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$43,366

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,136,653
State $23,007
Institutional $75,674,636
Other external $2,393,848
Total $82,228,144

Non-need-based

Federal $166,278
State $0
Institutional $0
Other external $1,204,901
Total $1,371,179

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
sailing
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), Ivy Group (Division I, Football I-AA)
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/African Studies
Ancient History
Anthropology
Arabic
Art History
Asian/Middle Eastern Languages/Literature
Asian/Middle Eastern Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biophysical Chemistry
Business
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Archaeology
Classical Languages/Literature
Classical Studies
Cognitive Neuroscience
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Earth Science
Earth Sciences
Economics
Electro-Acoustic Music
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
Engineering Science
English/Creative Writing
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Earth Sciences
Evaluative Clinical Sciences
Film/Television Studies
French/Italian Languages/Literature
Genetics
Genetics/Cell/Developmental Biology
Geography
German Studies
Government
Hebrew
History
Iberian Studies
Latin American/Latino/Caribbean Studies
Latino Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics/Cognitive Science
Mathematics
Mathematics/Social Sciences
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Music
Native American Studies
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Philosophy
Physics/Astronomy
Physics/Physiology
Physiology
Psychological/Brain Sciences
Public Health
Religion
Romance Languages
Russian Language/Literature
Sociology
Spanish/Portuguese Languages/Literature
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

67%

4,276
students

Female
49%
2,097

Male
51%
2,179

Graduate

33%

2,066
students

Female
42%
867

Male
58%
1,199

undergraduateFull-time

98%

4,200
students

Female
50%
2,060

Male
50%
2,140

undergraduatePart-time

2%

76
students

Female
49%
37

Male
51%
39

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

8%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

17

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

18

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Singapore
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rebecca Munsterer
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
603 646-2875
admissions.international@dartmouth.edu

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