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Dartmouth Student Life

Dartmouth is on a 269-acre campus in a small town setting in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dartmouth has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Dartmouth also has fraternities and sororities.

Dartmouth has a thriving Dartmouth Student Assembly. In fact, more students participate in Dartmouth Student Assembly than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Dartmouth include Dartmouth Outing Club, Collis After Dark, Green Key Society and GLOS - Greek Letter Organizations and Societies.

Dartmouth students' favorite campus events are Dartmouth Night/Homecoming, Winter Carnival and Green Key Weekend.

Dartmouth Housing

Dartmouth offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Dartmouth students live off campus. In 2021, 45% of undergrads at Dartmouth lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 55% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Dartmouth. There are 3,733 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,170 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,877 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Dartmouth offers coed housing and .

Dartmouth Athletics

At Dartmouth there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Dartmouth:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Crew NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Rowing NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Sailing NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Badminton Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Fencing Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Gymnastics Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Ultimate Frisbee Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Sport NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Ice Hockey NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Lacrosse NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Skiing (Downhill) NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Squash NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Skiing (Cross Country) NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Rugby Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Table Tennis Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 1
Water Polo Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Safety at Dartmouth

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Dartmouth College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Dartmouth campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Dartmouth offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Dartmouth

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Dartmouth, take Interstate 91 to Hanover, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lebanon Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Hampshire you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Dartmouth's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Dartmouth Students

49%

Women

51%

Men

100%

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

3%

In State

97%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

49%

15%

11%

10%

6%

6%

2%

1%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

4,170

Graduate Students

2,120

Non-Resident / International Students

439

Dartmouth Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,290

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

9%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$60,648

Out-of-State

$60,648

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 2
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