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Academics at Dartmouth College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Dartmouth will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Dartmouth this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 4,418 undergraduate students at Dartmouth College is 738 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 7 to 1 which places Dartmouth College among the best concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Dartmouth College , there are 7 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the best regarding instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (80.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (80.0% ) are full-time.
A slim percentage of the faculty (31.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Dartmouth College compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Dartmouth College offers 68 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 47 majors within 16 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Dartmouth College awarded 1,249 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Political Science & Government0129129
Engineering Science0103103
Computer Science09999
Child Development & Psychology06363

Find out what Dartmouth College's top fields of study and majors are

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