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Dartmouth College is a nonprofit private school that has a fair number of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Hanover, NH, in a predominately rural area. Approximately 6,100 students are enrolled yearly at Dartmouth College.

Students can select from many areas of study, including:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • History

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, school records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may take either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Dartmouth College. A score between 2050 - 2360 on the SAT, or 30 - 34 for the ACT is common among admitted students. Only 12% of applicants are accepted to the school due to the high volume of applicants for the limited enrollment spots. More information on admissions can be found at dartmouth.edu.

The cost of tuition is close to $47,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to get a better idea of their costs. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs around $8,100 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

The mascot for Dartmouth College is the "Big Green", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

To see a full list of areas of study, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.dartmouth.edu.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Dartmouth College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better idea of your chances of getting accepted to Dartmouth College.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • Letters of Recommendation are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading670 - 780
SAT ® Math690 - 790
SAT ® Writing690 - 790
SAT ® Total Score2050 - 2360

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English0 - 0
ACT ® Math0 - 0
ACT ® Composite Score30 - 34

Acceptance Rate Table

We have provided a table below which represents your chance for admission at Dartmouth College.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions2,193 (12%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,139 (52%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Dartmouth College is around 6,100 students, where graduate students make up roughly 31% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $44,000-$53,000 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $5,800-$7,000 per unit

Dartmouth College contains multiple schools that oversee specific programs and their respective curriculums. These schools may also have varying admissions requirements and tuition costs. Listed below are the professional schools along with their estimated annual tuition:

  • Medical School (Tuition: $51,000/yr)

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid57%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships47%$34,572
Receiving Student Loans28%$5,507

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 0.4%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Dartmouth College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

With a high graduation rate of around 95%, Dartmouth College is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years88%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (since 1942)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies


Social Sciences


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Biological and Biomedical Sciences


Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Asian Civilization Studies (B)
  • Latin American Studies (B)
  • Womens Studies (B)
  • Native American Studies (B)
  • Russian Studies (B)
  • French Studies (B)
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • African-American Studies

Visual and Performing Arts

Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies (B)

Computer and Information Sciences

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Ancient Mediterranean, Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology (B)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B)
  • Cognitive Science (B)
  • Ancient Civilization Studies

Physical Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

  • Comparative Literature (B, M)
  • Linguistics (B)
  • French Language and Literature (B)
  • German Language and Literature (B)
  • Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (B)
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (B)
  • Russian Language and Literature (B)
  • Japanese Language and Literature (B)
  • Spanish Language and Literature (B)
  • Arabic Language and Literature (B)
  • Chinese Language and Literature (B)
  • Portuguese Language and Literature (B)
  • Latin Language and Literature (B)
  • Italian Language and Literature (B)
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

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