Dartmouth College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$49,998

3.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,177

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

0.51%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

10.6%

20,675 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

6,409

98.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

96.6%

1,097 Graduates

About

Dartmouth College is a higher education institution located in Grafton County, NH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Dartmouth College were General Economics (199 degrees awarded), General Political Science & Government (172 degrees), and Engineering Science (104 degrees).

In 2016, 2,103 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Dartmouth College. 46% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,024 degrees), 3.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (277 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Dartmouth College is $49,998, which is $24,142 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Dartmouth College is $49,998, which is $24,142 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,177.

In 2016, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$49,998

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Dartmouth College was $49,998. The cost of tuition at Dartmouth College is $24,142 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$21,177

2016 Value

0.801%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Dartmouth College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,177. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Dartmouth College grew by 0.801%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,238

Room and Board

$1,260

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Dartmouth College was of $14,238 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,260. The cost of room and board increased by 2.88% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 7.14% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Dartmouth College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.85% with respect to 2015, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

0.51%

2015 Default Rate

3

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Dartmouth College was 0.51%, which represents 3 out of the 588 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Dartmouth College received 20,675 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.819% annual growth. Out of those 20,675 applicants, 2,190 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 10.6% acceptance rate.

There were 6,409 students enrolled at Dartmouth College in 2016, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Dartmouth College has an overall enrollment yield of 51.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

10.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,190

Accepted Out of 20,675

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Dartmouth College was 10.6% (2,190 admissions from 20,675 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 11%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 0.819%, while admissions declined by -2.67%.

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SAT Scores

53%

Submission Percentage

591

Scores Submitted

53% of enrolled first-time students at Dartmouth College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Dartmouth College has a total enrollment of 6,409 students. The full-time enrollment at Dartmouth College is 6,298 students and the part-time enrollment is 111. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Dartmouth College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Dartmouth College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.2% White, 13.3% Asian, 7.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.7% Black or African American, 4.04% Two or More Races, 1.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Dartmouth College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (25.8%), followed by White Female (23.6%) and Asian Female (8.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.2%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Asian Female (5.33%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Dartmouth College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,409 students. The full-time enrollment at Dartmouth College is 6,298 and the part-time enrollment is 111. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Dartmouth College are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

96%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Dartmouth College was 96%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Dartmouth College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,087

  2. Asian

    854

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    507

The enrolled student population at Dartmouth College is 48.2% White, 13.3% Asian, 7.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.7% Black or African American, 4.04% Two or More Races, 1.7% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 221 students (3.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 169 fewer women than men received degrees from Dartmouth College. The majority of degree recipients at Dartmouth College are white (1,024 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (277 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Dartmouth College is General Economics (199 degrees awarded), followed by General Political Science & Government (172 degrees) and Engineering Science (104 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Dartmouth College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (53 degrees awarded), History (91 degrees), and Social Sciences (467 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (399,701 people), Miscellaneous managers (284,228 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (250,110 people), Postsecondary teachers (172,874 people), and Chief executives & legislators (115,273 people).

The most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Cultural & Gender Studies (53 degrees awarded), History (91 degrees), Social Sciences (467 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (72 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Cultural & Gender Studies (53 degrees awarded), History (91 degrees), Social Sciences (467 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (72 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Elementary & secondary schools (450,633 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (353,658 people), Legal services (323,328 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (191,927 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (164,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Dartmouth College are Cultural & Gender Studies (53 degrees awarded), History (91 degrees), Social Sciences (467 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (72 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Dartmouth College.

Most Common

  1. 199 degrees awarded

  2. 172 degrees awarded

  3. 104 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Dartmouth College was General Economics with 199 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,136

  2. 967

In 2016, 1,136 degrees were awarded to men at Dartmouth College, which is 1.17 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (967).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 187 degrees were awarded to men at Dartmouth College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.1 times more than the 89 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 89 degrees were awarded to women at Dartmouth College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.476 times less than the 187 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

88%

100% Completion Time

95%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 88% of students graduating from Dartmouth College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 95% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 96% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Dartmouth College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 10.4% of graduates (114 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,024 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    277 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Dartmouth College is white (1,024 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (277 degrees).

5.71% of degree recipients (120 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    588 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    436 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    145 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Dartmouth College is white male (588 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (436 degrees).

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Operations

Dartmouth College has an endowment valued at nearly $4.66B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $358M (7.68%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Dartmouth College had a total expenditure of $908M. Of that $908M, they spent $382M on salaries and $908M on benefits.

Dartmouth College employs 247 Professors, 140 Associate professors, and 124 Assistant professors. Most academics at Dartmouth College are Male Professors (177), Male Associate professors(83), and Male Assistant professors (79).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dartmouth College are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 427 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 394 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 368 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.66B

2015 Endowment

4.37%

growth from 2014

Dartmouth College has an endowment valued at about $4.66B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Dartmouth College grew 4.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.39B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $135M - Federal

  2. $12.3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Dartmouth College received $135M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$382M

Salary Expenditure

$908M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Dartmouth College had a total expenditure of $908M. Of that $908M, they spent $382M on salaries and $908M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Dartmouth College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$382M

2015 Salaries

3.53%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Dartmouth College paid a median of $382M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($908M) and a 3.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.25% growth from 2013 and a 7.38% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$78.4M

Instructional Salaries

571

Number of Employees

In 2015, Dartmouth College paid a total of $78.4M to 571 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

247 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

427 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Dartmouth College were Professor with 247 employees; Associate professor with 140 employees; and Associate professor with 124 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Dartmouth College were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 427 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 394 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 368 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Dartmouth College was Male Professor with 177 employees, Male Associate professor with 83 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 79 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Dartmouth College.

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