Dartmouth College

Also known as Dartmouth, Big Green

207 Parkhurst Hall, Hanover, NH

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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 predominantly 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.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the applicants Dartmouth, Big Green 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, Big Green.

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 2012

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading670 - 780
SAT ® Math680 - 780
SAT ® Writing680 - 790
SAT ® Total Score2030 - 2350

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2012

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

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into Dartmouth, Big Green

We have provided a table below which represents your chance for admission at Dartmouth, Big Green.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions2,260 (10%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,098 (49%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Dartmouth College is around 6,300 students, where graduate students make up roughly 32% 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

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $51,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $6,200 to $7,500 per unit

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 2012 was around 1.7%.

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 Years87%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program
    • * Accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission (since 1988)
  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (since 1942)
  • Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (since 2003)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Dartmouth, Big Green is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Ivy Group)
  • Basketball (Ivy Group)
  • Track and Field (Ivy Group)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Ivy Group)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rowing
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Equestrian
  • Sailing

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 (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Dartmouth College for official up-to-date information.

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