Start Your Application
All candidates applying to Dartmouth use the Common Application online form. Add Dartmouth to the "My Colleges" section and you will be on your way.
The Common Application is a site used by hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States, as well as many in other countries.
Each year, the new Common App form goes live on August 1 for prospective enrollment in the fall of the following year. After that date (and not before!) you can register on their site and start building your application.
Create an Account
To get started (after August 1 for the following year), create an account at:
The applicant fee is $80.
The Common Application website requires that you pay your fee or request a fee waiver online at the same time as you submit your Common Application, using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) or electronic check through an arrangement with the Common Application's approved payment service. You may not submit a personal check or money order to pay an application fee.
- More information about the Fee & Fee Waiver
Dartmouth is a member of the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success. We will not be using the Coalition application for the 2016-17 application cycle. Visit this page for more information.