One of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution, Dartmouth College is a private, Ivy League school with a reputation for its focus on undergraduate education. With a flexible quarter-system calendar (Nicknamed the D-Plan) and a requirement that only faculty teach undergraduate courses, the college ensures that students have unrivaled access to the leading minds in their field of choice. The school readily provides financial aid to those in need, as almost half of the students receive some form of need-based assistance to cover the cost of their education. Student life centers around the 350+ student organizations, a well-established Greek system and athletics, which most students participate in either at the intercollegiate or intramural level. Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is just one of many notable alumni; the Dartmouth network a valuable asset beyond graduation.
|Admissions Phone||603 646-2875|
|Codes||SAT: 3351 ACT: 2508 FAFSA: 002573 CSS Profile: 3351|
|Location||Hanover, New Hampshire; Small town 130 miles northwest of Boston|
|College Type||Private (nonprofit)|
|College Newspaper||The Dartmouth|
|Enrollment||~4,000 undergraduate students|
|Popular Programs||Economics, Government, Biology|
|Student Life||The Greek system dates back to the 1840s and is a centerpiece of student life in this rural town. With more than 350 organizations, clubs and sports teams to join, its no wonder Dartmouth is well-ranked in terms of ‘quality of life’ by Princeton Review. Founded in 1799, The Dartmouth is arguably the nation’s oldest student newspaper. Almost every incoming student since 1935 has taken part in a four-day trip with the Dartmouth Outing Club at the beginning of freshman year.|
|International||<10% of undergrads; TOEFL: Required; SAT or ACT: Required; Financial Aid Available|
|Crossover||Brown, Yale, Columbia, Stanford|
|Other||Most Selective (~10% admitted), Early Decision, Common Application|
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