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

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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