Admissions Apply

Early Decision

Dartmouth is your first choice. We like the way you think. You’ve worked hard; you have stories to tell. Use your application to tell us who you are. Be genuine. Let us hear your unique voice.


Review the application deadlines and print a handy checklist.

Start Your Application

Get the process started. Learn about how to apply to Dartmouth.

Fee & Fee Waiver

Information about the fee and requesting a fee waiver for the Common App application.


We want to hear your individual voice in your writing.

Check Your Application

View your admissions status and find instructions for making updates.

Financial Aid Application

Dartmouth is ready to invest in you. We guarantee to meet 100% of demonstrated need.


We need the usuals: counselor, teachers. We also ask for the unusual—like your best friend.


Get the basic facts about applying to Dartmouth early.


Our standards are high, but we look at each applicant as an individual.

Arts Supplement

If the arts are a crucial part of your story, we’d be happy to see what you’ve done.


Optional alumni interviews may give you a chance to ask questions and learn more about Dartmouth.

Special Circumstances

Not everything fits neatly into a box on the Common Application.

Gap Year

All you need to know about taking a gap year before enrollment.

Professor Lorie Lobe speaks to students
Students write on a blackboard
Students study in Baker Library