Tool December 2017

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Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 51.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 25.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 66.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 91.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 27.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 68.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 95.00%
ACT score 24-29: 0.00%
ACT score 30-36: 0.00%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 20,675
Students admitted: 2,190
Admission rate: 11%
Students per faculty: 7
4-year graduation rate: 88%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 98%
Full-time enrolled men: 2,137
Full-time enrolled women: 2,133
Part-time enrolled men: 17
Part-time enrolled women: 23
Total enrollment: 4,310

COSTS

Tuition: $51,468
Room and board: $15,159
Est. book expense: $1,260
Fees: $1,900
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $46,770
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $49,141
Students receiving need-based aid: 2,179
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 51%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 48%