Dartmouth is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Hanover, New Hampshire.

With a strong commitment to undergraduate education, Dartmouth offers a unique academic and research experience for students during their course of study.

Dartmouth’s distinctive academic calendar, known as the “D-Plan,” uses a quarter system to give students the flexibility to choose which terms they want to be on campus, allowing them to maximize academic and experiential opportunities both on and off Dartmouth’s campus. Find more information about the D-Plan here: https://home.dartmouth.edu/education/undergraduate-experience/flexible-study-plan

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Hanover, New Hampshire
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 8.7%
  • Average ACT score: 33
  • Average SAT range: 1420-1570 (without writing included)
  • Test optional?: No
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: African and African-American Studies; Anthropology; Art History; Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures; Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Astronomy; Biology; Chemistry; Classics; Cognitive Science; Comparative Literature; Computer Science; Earth Sciences; Economics; Education; Engineering; English and Creative Writing; Environmental Studies; Ethics; Film and Media Studies; French Language and Literature; Italian Language and Literature; Geography; German Studies; Government; History; Jewish Studies; Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies; Linguistics; Mathematics; Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Music; Native American Studies; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology and Brain Sciences; Quantitative Social Science; Religion; Russian Language and Literature; Sociology; Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures; Studio Art; Theater; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Full list of majors available: http://dartmouth.edu/education/undergraduate-experience/majors-and-minors


  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $73,836


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Men's Ice Hockey; Women's Ice Hockey; Men's Lacrosse; Women's Lacrosse; Men's Rowing; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Men's Rowing; Men's Skiing; Women's Skiing; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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