Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

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Dartmouth College is ranked 11 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 26 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 59%
Applicants who took ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+67%
600-69925%
600+92%

SAT Math Score

700+67%
600-69929%
600+96%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied20,507
Students admitted2,250
Admission rate11%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,998
Fees$1,845
Room and board$14,736
Estimated book expense$1,260
Total cost$67,839

Cost after need-based aid$23,059
Cost after non-need-based aid$67,839

Average debt at graduation$19,135

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$67,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$44,780
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,307

Full-Time

Men2,167
Women2,100

Part-Time

Men24
Women16

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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