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Admissions Statistics

Dartmouth treats every single applicant as a unique person. No one is just a statistic. And since you're sharing some of your numbers with us, we'll share some of our numbers with you.

Recent Years' Admissions Numbers for First-Year & Transfer Applicants

First-Year Applicants

  Class of 2017 Class of 2018 Class of 2019 Class of 2020
ED Applied 1,572 1,682 1,856 1,928
ED Admitted 464 454 482 499
Total Applied 22,428 19,296 20,507 20,675
Total Admitted 2,337 2,220 2,250 2,190
Overall Admit Rate 10.4% 11.5% 11% 10.6%
Total Enrolled 1,117 1,152 1,116 1,125

 

Dartmouth Transfer Admission Statistics

TRANSFERS Spring 2013 Spring 2014 Spring 2015 Spring 2016
Applied 683 679 751 685
Admitted 57 19 36 35
Admit Rate 8.3% 2.8% 4.8% 5.1%
Total Enrolled 27 14 17 19
4.0 GPA 22.2% 50.0% 23.6% 10.5%
3.7-3.9 GPA 48.1% 43.0% 58.8% 78.9%
3.6 GPA and below 29.6% 7.0% 17.6% 10.6%

Examples of Institutions with Successful Transfers

  • Auburn University
  • Austin Peay State University
  • Boston College 
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brandeis University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Collin County Community College
  • Columbia University
  • Connecticut College
  • Cornell University
  • De Anza Community College
  • Duke University
  • Emmanuel College (Georgia)
  • Emory University
  • Franklin Pierce College
  • Georgetown University
  • Hamilton College
  • Harvard University
  • Hofstra University
  • Howard University
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College
  • Middlebury College
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Penn State University, University Park
  • Pomona College
  • Quincy University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas Technical University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of Maryland College Park
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • University of Montana
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Wisconsin, River Falls
  • University of Vermont
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis)
  • Washington and Lee University
  • West Hills College
  • Wofford College
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