Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755


General College Information:

Private 4-year college, founded 1769.

Rural campus setting on 265 acres, located in Hanover (population=13,000), 75 miles from Manchester and 150 miles northwest of Boston, MA.

Quarter-based academic year

Total Student Population (approx.): 4200 undergraduates; 700 graduate students; 1200 professional/other.

Undergraduates (approx.): 99% full-time; 4% from New Hampshire; 29% minorities (7% African-American; 13% Asian-American; 6% Hispanic-American; 3% Native American); 5% international students; 50% women.

On-Campus Housing:
Undergrad: Req'd for freshmen year; 83% of students live on-campus.
Graduate: Available to single and married students.

Annual Tuition and Fees for FT Students (approx.):  (To check the most current rates: Undergrad  Graduate)
Undergrads: $45,000
Grad Students: $44,300 (Engineering)

Annual Room and Board (approx.): $12,950

ROTC Program Offered On-Campus?: No

Virtual Tour:  www.dartmouth.edu/admissions/visit/virtual

Engineering Program Information:

Program Name: Thayer School of Engineering (http://engineering.dartmouth.edu), which is comprised of the Department of Engineering Sciences at the undergraduate level and a non-departmentalized engineering graduate school.

Engineering Student Population (approx.): 300 undergraduates; 270 graduate students (150 master's; 120 doctoral)

Engineering Departments:

Engineering Management Program (EMP)

Engineering Sciences (undergraduate level department)

Degrees Offered: (B=Bachelor's; M=Master's; D=Doctorate)


Dept B M D

Engineering Sciences (BA program) / Engineering (BS program)

ES X*    

Engineering Physics

ES** X    

Engineering (Graduate Program)

    X*** X***

Engineering Management

EMP****   X****  

Biomedical Engineering


* Offered undergraduate programs of study include:

Biomedical Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

** Offered jointly with the Dept of Physics and Astronomy.

*** Active areas of graduate-level research include:

Biomedical, Biochemical, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering and Engineering Physics

Materials and Mechanical Systems Engineering

**** Offered in conjunction with the School of Business; a joint MEM/MBA degree is also offered

***** Joint PhD/MD degree program offered in conjunction with the Medical School; typ. requires 7-8 yrs of study.

Undergraduate Engineering Admissions Statistics (2011):

Offered Admission/Applied (% Accepted): 232/2528 (9%)

Enrolled/Offered Admission (% Enrolled): 101/232 (43%)

Other Information Regarding The School And Its Engineering Program:

A detailed profile of this school's engineering program is provided online at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) website at: http://profiles.asee.org

Contact Information:



Mailing Address

Phone / Email

General College Contacts:

Main Website/
Phone Number



(603) 646-1110

Office of Undergraduate Admissions


6016 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-2875

Graduate Admissions -Engineering Programs


8000 Cummings Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-8000

(888) 842-9376 /
(603) 646-2606

Office of Financial Aid


6024 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-2451

Office of Residential Life (Housing)


North Massachusetts Hall
HB 6231
Hanover, NH 03755

(603) 646-3093

Engineering Program Contacts:

(Thayer) School of Engineering


8000 Cummings Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-8000

(603) 646-2230
see website for email

Engineering Management Program


8000 Cummings Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-8000

(603) 646-2606

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