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What Dartmouth Fin Aid Are You Eligible For?

The total cost of attendance at Dartmouth can seem overwhelming, but don’t forget that almost all students receive some kind of financial help. This may be in the form of scholarships, grants, work-study, or loans.

The amount of financial assistance and scholarships or grants you can get varies based on your circumstances. Keep reading to learn more to help you to know just how much aid and scholarships to expect from Dartmouth College.

How Many Undergrads Receive Financial Aid?

$55,902 is the standard Dartmouth College's first year financial aid plan. Approximately 47.0% of new students obtain financial assistance, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.

Is it a True Discount?

Student loans are included in the umbrella of 'financial aid', however the only true college discount is a scholarship or grant that you don't have to repay.

Student Loans at Dartmouth

A college loan is not a legitimate college discount, but rather an outcome to consider. Find out how much student loan debt from Dartmouth you may end up taking on.

Number of Dartmouth Grants & Scholarships

The following numbers refer to scholarships and grants largely supplied by Dartmouth College.

47.0% of first year students (546 total) were offered scholarships at Dartmouth College, averaging $48,525 per person. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all schools in the country.

As well as scholarships, 15.0% of freshmen (178 total) received a federal grant, averaging $7,152 a person.

How are scholarships and grants distributed to freshmen at Dartmouth? View the graph listed below.

Scholarships vs. Grants

Scholarships are awarded due to special ability or merit, while grants are need based.

Financial Aid per Family Income

Learn just how much grant and scholarship aid you might plan to receive according to your earnings. The table below shows first year students getting Title IV assistance which includes PLUS loans.

Income LevelPercent of FreshmanAverage Assistance
Income 0-30k5.1%$62,307
Income 30k-48k4.5%$69,529
Income 48k-75k4.4%$65,315
Income 75k-110k3.4%$60,121
Income 110k +22.5%$22,577
Title IV Aid

The graph above shows undergrads who are getting Title IV aid which is federal aid from the government including grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.

The Standard Undergraduate Who Gets a Grant or Scholarship Gets $46,861

Of the 4,417 undergrads at Dartmouth College around 53.0% (2,349 in total) get some type of grant aid. The average number awarded was $46,861.

Looking for Detail About Tuition and Fees Costs?

Visit the Tuition and Fees page or the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

Dartmouth College Financial Aid Info

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