Most Commonly Searched Terms
The college admissions process involves terminology you might not encounter anywhere else. Use this online glossary to get up to speed on key admissions words and phrases.
An in-person or virtual interview offered by a Dartmouth alumnus/a to first-year applicants.
Dartmouth's application portal for viewing application status and making updates.
The outcome of the Admissions Committee's review of your application: admitted, deferred, denied, wait list.
Holistic admissions is grounded in the concept that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts. At Dartmouth, this idea is at the forefront of our application review process.
Dartmouth considers candidacies of all non-U.S. citizens to be international students, with the following exceptions: permanent residents, eligible non-citizens, and undocumented students in the U.S.
Dartmouth requires standardized testing scores as part of your application.
Transfer is an admission round in which current college students submit their application by March 1 and receive an admission decision by early May.
The writing supplement includes questions specific to Dartmouth that help the Admissions Committee gain a better sense of how Dartmouth and you might be a good “fit” for each other.