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Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

About Dartmouth College

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth College is a private, Ivy League university located in Hanover, New Hampshire. Its undergraduate college is home to more than 40 departments and programmes, while it also has graduate schools of Arts and Sciences, Medicine, Engineering, and Business.

A Brief History
A brief history

Dartmouth was founded in 1769, Dartmouth by Eleazar Wheelock, a Congregational minister from Connecticut who established the College as an institution to educate Native Americans.

General info
General information

Dartmouth serves more than 6,000 students, split roughly into 4,000 undergraduates and 2,000 post-graduates. Unlike the other Ivy League universities, it utilises a quarter-based academic calendar.


Acceptance Rate

1450 - 1550

Average SAT Score

30 - 34

Average ACT Score

3.5 - 4.0

GPA Aim (top of class)
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Quick facts about Dartmouth

  • Undergrad degree: 4 year liberal arts
  • Public or Private: Private
  • Setting: Rural
  • Residential Status: Primarily on campus
  • Number of Undergraduates: 4,459 (approx)
  • Number of Freshman: 1,190 (approx)
  • Acceptance Rate: 8.8%
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$60,000 USD

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While not as competitive as some of the other Ivy League universities, Dartmouth is becoming an increasingly popular Ivy option, it’s admission rate now below 9%.

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