College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Dartmouth is ranked #25 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation.
Dartmouth is also ranked #1 out of 17 schools in New Hampshire.
Dartmouth College has a very low acceptance rate of 6%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Dartmouth just in case you don't make the cut.
About 47% of students accepted to Dartmouth submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 710 and 770. Math scores were between 730 and 790.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Dartmouth it is much better at 7 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Dartmouth College is 83%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 98% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Dartmouth College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Dartmouth for first-time, full-time students is 87%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,170 undergraduates at Dartmouth with 4,169 being full-time and 1 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Dartmouth, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Dartmouth, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $6,445 a year. That adds up to $25,780 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Dartmouth is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Political Science & Government||168||$57,095|
|General English Literature||59||$39,770|
|Child Development & Psychology||54||NA|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||52||$37,949|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 144 students took at least one online class at Dartmouth College. This is a decrease from the 5,374 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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