Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755-3529


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 6,409
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,763 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Dartmouth College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 20,675 applications and only 2,190 students were granted admission. Dartmouth College is at the #9 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 47% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 53% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1350 to 1560
ACT30 to 34

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Dartmouth College's tuition was $49,998 for all students regardless of residency (86.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 62% of Dartmouth College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 15% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,490 (which is 2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Dartmouth College in 2016-2017, was 267, which is 24% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,243 (which is 11.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Dartmouth College has enrolled a total of 6,409 students (6,298 students full-time and 111 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 6,409 students, 18 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 4,310 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,099 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 48%

Non-resident alien: 15%

Asian: 13%

Hispanic: 8%

Black/African American: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Dartmouth College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 23% 552
Health Professions And Related Programs 19% 463
Engineering 7% 157
Social Sciences 5% 124
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 64
Mathematics And Statistics 2% 52
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 2% 46
Physical Sciences 2% 43
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 43
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 42

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Dartmouth College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Dartmouth College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $54,700. Last year, out of the total 749 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 689 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 840 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 756 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $54,700 $70,000
Employment Rate 92% 90%
Total Graduates 749 840

Campus Location

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