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Dartmouth College Stats, Info and Facts

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6,141 Students

10% Admitted

  • 6,509 full time
  • 170 part time
  • 3,169 men full time
  • 2,802 women full time
  • 18,778 applied
  • 2,193 admitted
  • 1,139 enrolled

4,410 Undergraduates

$49,998 Tuition/Year

  • 1,893 Graduates
  • 113 Non-Degree
  • $49,998 in state
  • $1,440 fees
  • $15,756 room & board
  • $1,110 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Quarter
School Colors: Green and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • '16 from ME
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  • I'm so happy to be at Dartmouth. It wasn't my first choice school, but I can't imagine a better place for me now that I'm there. Dartmouth people are some…

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  • Big Green!
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  • Dartmouth Creates a welcoming atmosphere during orientation and then, unlike other schools, mantains it. Administration is approachable due to the small size. The students are accepting and encouraging of one…

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  • Sarah from PA
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  • I loved the welcoming atmosphere from the moment I stepped on campus, which I noticed during an admissions tour and certainly holds true. Be prepared for the fast pace of…

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  • Puja from Los Angeles, CA
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  • It's an amazing school with TONS of resources and support. Lots of different things to delve in and discover your passions. There isn't as much pressure as in other schools…

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Dartmouth College
  • Located in Hanover, NH
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 6,141 students enrolled
  • 10% admitted
  • $49,998 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kellie- Shanygne from Philadelphia, PA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The campus is very isolated, and within two days I was bored. However, I felt extremely comfortable there, which means a lot because I am a shy person and I come from a big city. The student body is TALENTED!!! Their acapella, improv, and dance groups are amazing. From their performances and my interaction with the current students there, I can tell that the students are welcoming and vibrant, not dry and stressed out. Also, the admissions officers are very friendly. I got to hang out with them for the entire program, and if they didn't look older, I would have forgotten that they were admissions officers. Loved it!

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  • 4
  • '14 from CA
  • I am a current student here

    The community is very tight knit and the students and professors are awesome. There are a ton of outdoor nature activities to do around the college town, from canoeing to hiking to rock climbing. There is always something to do with someone...except maybe around midterms and finals week.

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  • 5
  • Kiara from Alameda, CA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The town of Hanover is absolutely adorable. Even though there is not much off campus, the school seems have have tons of fun things to do, and Dartmouth is known for partying!

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  • 4
  • '14 from MA
  • I am a current student here

    I've found that the most enjoyable time is on quiet weekend nights when many people on our floor stay in and we play board games or just chat until the wee hours of the morning. It's the epitome of college life. The impulsive fun usually doesn't start until 10pm, and living on an all-freshman floor makes all the difference. I've found it easy to make friends and find my niche, even though I'm not a social person. The only thing is that Hanover is tiny, and I'm afraid I might run out of options later on. The Greek/drinking scene could easily get out of hand and seems like the only entertainment option sometimes, but it's really not true if you find the right group of people (like my floor). This is about the only complaint I have about the school.

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  • 4
  • Alannah from Westerville, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Everyone at Dartmouth is active outside of class, which can be overwhelming at first, but it means there is a vibrant culture at the school. There are endless non-varsity sports and and extracurricular opportunities. The Dartmouth Outing Club is a unique aspect of Dartmouth's extracurricular programs which I have fallen in love with. They do hiking, rock climbing and kayaking. They also help maintain the Appalachian Trail that runs through campus. The social scene is also very active. There's also somewhere to hangout any night of the week. The one warning I would give is be ready to deal with the greek system. It's totally up to you if you want to join a fraternity or sorority but whether you join or not the greek houses will still affect and help define your Dartmouth experience.

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