Tuition & Fees

$55,035

$55,035

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
81%
600-699
17%
500-599
2%
700-800
83%
600-699
15%
500-599
2%
700-800
70%
600-699
23%
500-599
7%
30-36
79%
24-29
20%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

7

students

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Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,093
Declined + 17,942
Total Received 20,035
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Private (nonprofit)

4,410

undergraduate students

2,099

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Government
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 3351
ACT 2508

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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 initially created for the education of Native Americans.
  • Five women's hockey players in the 2006 Winter Olympics were from Dartmouth College (Three for Canada, two for USA).
  • Daniel Webster, class of 1801, helped shape US 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.
  • The Dartmouth College English department serves tea and cookies in the Sanborn Library every weekday at 4:00 pm.

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Location

School Facts

Dartmouth College, founded in 1769, is a private, Ivy League college. Its 237-acre campus is located in Hanover, New Hampshire, northwest of Boston.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,509
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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Hanover, NH

237-acre campus in Hanover (population: 11,260), 53 miles from Concord and 130 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airports serve Boston and Manchester; 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
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

 
17 fraternities 44% of male students
 
10 sororities 46% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
93%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
81%
600-699
17%
500-599
2%
700-800
83%
600-699
15%
500-599
2%
700-800
70%
600-699
23%
500-599
7%
30-36
79%
24-29
20%
18-23
1%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

10%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,093
Declined + 17,942
Total Received 20,035

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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Admissions Contact

Lee Coffin
Vice Provost for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 443-3605
admissions.office@dartmouth.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$50,665

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $53,496
Room $9,504
Board $6,252
Additional fees $1,539
Books & supplies $1,260
Total $72,051
Average Financial Aid - $50,665
Total with Avg. Aid $21,386

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,944,358
State $14,003
Institutional $97,217,989
Other external $2,946,627
Total $104,122,977

Non-need-based

Federal $52,950
State
Institutional
Other external $832,213
Total $885,163
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 1

Institution's own financial aid form
February 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 1

Business/Farm Supplement
February 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 603 646-2451
F: 603 646-1414
financial.aid@dartmouth.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Gordon D. Koff
Director of Financial Aid
gordon.d.koff@dartmouth.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Boxing, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cycling, Endurance Racing Team, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Table Tennis, Integrated Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Boxing, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cycling, Endurance Racing Team, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Table Tennis, Integrated Martial Arts, Tennis, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Water Polo, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Canoeing, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountaineering, Racquetball, Skiing, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Harry Sheehy (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Megan Drucker Sobel (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director For Varsity Sports
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/African Studies
Ancient History
Anthropology
Arabic
Art History
Asian/Middle Eastern Languages/Literature
Asian/Middle Eastern Studies
Astronomy
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Chemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysical Chemistry
Business
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Archaeology
Classical Languages/Literature
Classical Studies
Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Earth Science
Earth Sciences
Economics
Engineering Management
Engineering Physics
Engineering Science
English/Creative Writing
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Earth Sciences
Film/Media Studies
French
French Studies
French/Italian Languages/Literature
Genetics
Hebrew
Italian
Italian Studies
Japanese
Latin American/Latino/Caribbean Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics
Mathematics/Social Sciences
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Music
Native American Studies
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Psychological/Brain Sciences
Psychology
Public Health
Religion
Romance Languages
Romance Studies
Russian
Russian Area Studies
Sociology
Studio Art
Theatre
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Government
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

6,509

total students

3%

in-state

97%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

4,410
students

Female
49%
2,164

Male
51%
2,246

32%

2,099
students

Female
47%
980

Male
53%
1,119

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

4,360
students

Female
50%
2,139

Male
50%
2,221

2%

50
students

Female
50%
25

Male
50%
25

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

0%

Transfer applicants accepted

100%

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

quarter hours

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 81
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
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 Sabky
Senior Associate Director of Admissions
603 646-2875
admissions.international@dartmouth.edu

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