What does “need-aware” for international students mean?

Application Process

Need-aware means that an applicant’s financial need is taken into consideration as one of many factors during our admissions process. Other factors include academic achievement, extracurricular endeavors and community context. Dartmouth practices need-aware admissions for international applicants.

“International” in this context includes all non-U.S. citizens with the following exceptions: permanent residents of the U.S., eligible non-citizens, and undocumented students in the U.S.