Most Commonly Searched Terms
The higher education financial aid process involves terminology you might not encounter anywhere else. Use this online glossary to get up to speed on key financial aid-related words and phrases.
Educational costs billed by Dartmouth, including tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meal plan.
Summary statement of sources of financial aid as determined by the Dartmouth Financial Aid Office.
An academic term during which a student is not enrolled in classes.
Scholarships from sources external to Dartmouth. Student can use these funds to reduce the loan and/or job portion of their financial aid award.
A federal work program through which a student will earn money to help pay for educational expenses.