Tool December 2016

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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 59.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 41.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 25.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 67.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 92.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 67.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 96.00%
ACT score 24-29: 0.00%
ACT score 30-36: 0.00%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 20,507
Students admitted: 2,250
Admission rate: 11%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 85.9%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,167
Full-time enrolled women: 2,100
Part-time enrolled men: 24
Part-time enrolled women: 16
Total enrollment: 4,307

COSTS

Tuition: $49,998
Room and board: $14,736
Est. book expense: $1,260
Fees: $1,845
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $44,780
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $47,204
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,166
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 50%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 43%