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.
The total cost for one year of enrollment at Dartmouth. The cost of attendance includes direct costs (tuition, fees, housing and food) and indirect costs (books, travel, supplies etc.).
A family's ability to pay as calculated by Dartmouth.
Educational costs billed by Dartmouth, including tuition, fees, on-campus housing, and meal plan.
Funds for educational expenses that do not need to be repaid.
Out-of-pocket educational expenses such as travel, book, supplies, laundry, etc. These costs will vary and are not billed by Dartmouth.
What you will pay to attend for one year of enrollment.