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A Dartmouth degree leads to success. Our curriculum shows you how to make connections and solve problems across disciplines. You will learn how to communicate your vision. Our broad and deep education will prepare you for a lifetime of leadership.


Dartmouth's education provides a documented return on investment. Ask Nate Silver and
Our 20-year ROI is $822,600.

Corporate recruiters, alumni leaders, and graduate programs value Dartmouth students and come to campus each year to compete for our graduating seniors. They choose our students for their ability to excel academically, collaborate productively, communicate articulately, and innovate enthusiastically.

All The Places You'll Go

Dartmouth's Center for Professional Development supports our students every step of the wayfrom their first term on campus through a lifetime of learning and leadership. 

Many Dartmouth students go directly to graduate school:

  • Our graduates’ rate of admission to law and medical schools is consistently well above the national averages – by as much as 15 percentage points for law schools and as much as 40 percentage points for medical schools.
  • Our students compete successfully for leading graduate fellowships. 78 of our alumni have been named Rhodes scholars, three in the last year alone.

The top fields of employment after graduation include:

  • Finance 20%
  • Education 19%
  • Consulting 14%
  • Health/Science/Engineering 10%
  • Arts/Communications 7%
  • Technology 6%
  • Law 4%
  • Government/Military 3%
  • Sports/Recreation 3%
  • Other Fields 14%

No matter what vision of success is in your mind, Dartmouth will give you the skills and the network you need.

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U.S. News & World Report: Dartmouth 'Great Value' with Low Debt 

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Dartmouth ranks second in Forbes Grateful Grads Index

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