Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$60,117

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
770
25th
710
75th
790
25th
730
75th
36
25th
33
75th
35
25th
30
75th
35
25th
32
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

7

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,972
Declined 19,420
Total Received 21,392
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Private

4,885

undergraduate students

2,286

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,171
Established in 1769
Coeducational Coeducational

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237-acre campus in Hanover (population: 11,485), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Dartmouth College
6016 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH
03755

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
95%
Top 1/4
99%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
770
25th
710
75th
790
25th
730
75th
36
25th
33
75th
35
25th
30
75th
35
25th
32

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 2
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Extremely Selective

9%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,972
Declined 19,420
Total Received 21,392

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

52%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$47,411

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $57,796
Room $10,362
Board $6,660
Additional fees $2,321
Books & supplies $1,005
Total $78,144
Average Financial Aid - $47,411
Total with Avg. Aid $30,733

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,773,105
State $7,743
Institutional $106,624,599
Other external $2,695,558
Total $114,101,005

Non-need-based

Federal $57,204
State
Institutional
Other external $662,375
Total $719,579

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Equestrian yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes
Rowing yes yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Squash yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), Ivy Group (Division I, Football-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Ancient Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Arabic Language and Literature. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Astronomy. yes
Biochemistry. yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering Science. yes yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Biology. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
French Studies. yes
Genetics, General. yes yes
Geography. yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Hebrew Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes yes
Linguistics. yes
Management Science. yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other. yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Pharmacology. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Government
  3. Engineering Sciences

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

7,171

total students

4%

in-state

96%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

4,885
students

Female
49%
2,400

Male
51%
2,485

32%

2,286
students

Female
48%
1,090

Male
52%
1,196

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

4,816
students

Female
49%
2,363

Male
51%
2,453

1%

69
students

Female
54%
37

Male
46%
32

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

17

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

quarter hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 96
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Kenya
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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