Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

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Dartmouth College is ranked 6 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 12 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 51%
Applicants who took ACT 47%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+66%
600-69925%
600+91%

SAT Math Score

700+68%
600-69927%
600+95%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied20,675
Students admitted2,190
Admission rate11%

Students per faculty7

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$51,468
Fees$1,900
Room and board$15,159
Estimated book expense$1,260
Total cost$69,787

Cost after need-based aid$23,017
Cost after non-need-based aid$69,787

Average debt at graduation$17,849

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$70,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$46,770
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,310

Full-Time

Men2,137
Women2,133

Part-Time

Men17
Women23

Freshmen retained98%

# - 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 (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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