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Undergraduate research is one of the hallmarks of a Dartmouth education.

Dartmouth’s Rauner Special Collections Library houses the College's manuscripts and rare books, as well as the College Archives.

The Life Sciences Greenhouse has an extensive and varied plant collection with a wide range of diversity, utility, and beauty, including many orchid species and hybrids.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is a home to many undergraduates who are conducting research alongside graduate students.

Capturing the dynamism of Dartmouth in statistics and rankings? Impossible. But these facts remain true.

Top 5 in Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching, every year since the ranking began.

Dartmouth is ranked No. 2 for “Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching” in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges 2016.”

Our classrooms are led by our stellar faculty.

One of the Best Value Schools in the Nation

U.S. News’: Dartmouth a ‘Great Value,’ With Low Debt

The ROI is verifiable.

#1 in Study Abroad

Dartmouth Leads the Ivies in Study Abroad

Our education is connected to the world. 

#2 in Return on Investment

Grateful Graduates Index: The Top 50 ROI Colleges (Forbes)

Our alumni pay it forward as their way of saying “thanks.”

Nearly $200 Million Annually in Sponsored Research

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a “research university with very high research activity.”

Undergraduates can participate in research alongside faculty and graduate students as early as their first year.

Top Ten for Internship Success

10 National Universities That Produce the Most Interns 

US News & World Report ranks Dartmouth one of the highest in the country.

4,289 Unique Individuals


Our students come from 50 states and 71 countries. Add your voice.

$46,315 Average Scholarship

Dartmouth Is Committed to Affordability

Every year we award more than $88 million in need-based scholarships.

7:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Dartmouth College Academic Life

Get to know your professors in class and in the community.

Over 2,100 Courses

Dartmouth Degree Finder

Our catalog includes the flexibility to design individualized study.