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Is Dartmouth a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$224,225 Avg Total Cost

Dartmouth College Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if Dartmouth is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 1% National Quality
Expensive Price

Dartmouth College is ranked #2,208 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Dartmouth College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2208 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  1.47 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $224,225 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth will cost you about $224,225. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $54,689 and a typical 4.1 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$54,689
Average Years to Graduate4.1
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$224,225

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Dartmouth cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$133,922 In-State With Aid
$326,053 Avg Cost No Aid
4.1 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Dartmouth value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$326,053#0F
All Students$224,225#2,208F
Only Students Receiving Aid$133,922#513B+
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$326,053#F
All Students$224,225#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$133,922#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New Hampshire.

About 58% of Dartmouth students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Dartmouth financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Dartmouth cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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