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Dartmouth College – Tuition & Success Analysis

Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,230

Average annual cost of attendance: $27,080

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $14,819

Campus Setting: Town

Religious Affiliation: None

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Dartmouth College Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $7,847

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $6,468

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $10,048

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $16,240

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $44,204


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Dartmouth College. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Dartmouth College Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 95%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 96%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $75,500

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 83%

Dartmouth College Admissions

Dartmouth College Acceptance Rate: 11%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 680 to 780

SAT Critical Reading: 670 to 780

SAT Writing: 670 to 780

ACT English: 31 to 35

ACT Math: 29 to 35

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Dartmouth College actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Dartmouth College Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 14%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 24%

Typical student debt: $14,819

Typical monthly loan payment: $158

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Other Scholarships for Students Attending Dartmouth College

Majors at Dartmouth College


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Dartmouth College:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 3%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 12%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 4%
  • Engineering – 7%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 4%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 3%
  • History – 7%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 2%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 2%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 2%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 3%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Social Sciences – 38%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 5%

For more information about the various majors at Dartmouth College, visit their website.

Dartmouth College Diversity


Overall Composition at Dartmouth College

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Dartmouth College full time:  100%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Dartmouth College part time:  0%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Dartmouth College:  1%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 2%

Asian: 15%

Black: 7%

Hispanic: 9%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Two or more races: 5%

Unknown: 3%

White: 50%

Dartmouth College Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 5.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 39.8

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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