Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire
4-year Private university


Dartmouth College is a private institution established in 1769 with rural setting located at Hanover. It is ranked 18 in National Universities in 2024 edition of Best Colleges.Its tuition and fees are $ 65,511 (2023-24). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,458, its setting is rural. It practices quarter-based academic calendar. More than 90 percent of students live in on-campus housing, which includes residence halls, fraternity and sorority houses, college-approved coeds and undergraduate societies. Approximately 60 percent of students are members of Greek organizations, which serve as the hubs of social life at Dartmouth. The Outing Club – the oldest and largest collegiate outing club in the country – is the most popular student organization at Dartmouth, offering outdoor activities, expeditions, gear rentals and courses.Dartmouth College is comprised of the undergraduate arts and sciences and engineering departments and four graduate programs, which include the highly ranked Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering and Geisel School of Medicine. The Carnegie Foundation has classified Dartmouth as a university with “very high research activity.” More than 50 percent of students participate in the many off-campus programs offered in more than 20 countries around the world.

#18 in National Universities
Location Hanover, New Hampshire
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1769
Selectivity Very High
Size Small
4,458 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $65,511
Outstate Tuition Fee $65,511
Room and Board Fees $18,759
$60,840 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


6% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$80 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Required
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

105 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is the first language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Decision Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$68,902 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$68,902 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $83,957
51% Students with need received Financial Aid
100% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application February 1
Forms to be submitted CSS, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Not Available

Other Scholarships

Dartmouth Scholarships
Total Worth $1,000-$70,000
Details Dartmouth Scholarships are need-based and are given without expectation of repayment.
Dartmouth Endowed Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details Many Dartmouth students will be paired to one or more of our over 950 endowed scholarship funds. These awards do not represent additional aid, but indicate that the aid already awarded will come from a specific endowed fund. All students receiving aid complete an additional survey to assist with making these pairings, but no separate application is required for any specific opportunity. Any student can opt out of this program if that is their preference.


4,458 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
97% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
84% Students graduate within 6 years