2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$24,078

Net Price

6%

Admitted

70%

Enrolled

94%

Graduation Rate

7/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Dartmouth College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 6,761. In 2021, there were 86 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in New Hampshire and ranks #9 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

86

Total Enrollment

6,761

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Dartmouth College

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#1

New Hampshire Rank

Combining ranking factors for 12 schools that offer psychology degrees in New Hampshire, Dartmouth College ranks #1.

#9

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Dartmouth College ranks #9.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Dartmouth College offers Experimental Psychology and Research Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
Experimental Psychology43
Research Psychology43
Total Graduates86
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 28,356 students applied to the Dartmouth College. The university admitted 6% and 70% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for New Hampshire universities is 9,579. On average, all New Hampshire institutions admit 81% and 23% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Dartmouth College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 98%. Compared to all New Hampshire four or more years colleges, the percentage is 73%.

The overall graduation rate for Dartmouth College is 94%, compared to 56% for all New Hampshire universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits

Compare DC to New Hampshire Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Dartmouth College to the average of all New Hampshire four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

DC

28,356

Applicants

6%

Percent Admitted

70%

Percent Enrolled

98%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

94%

Graduation Rate

NH Colleges

9,579

Applicants

81%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

73%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

56%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 746 or 79% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 200 or 21% part-time faculty members employed at Dartmouth College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 712 or 75%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

DC

7 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

79%

Percent Full-Time

21%

Percent Part-Time

75%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

NH Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

36%

Percent Full-Time

64%

Percent Part-Time

36%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Dartmouth College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $58,953, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,005.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $58,953 and the average cost for graduate fees is $330.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Dartmouth College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Dartmouth College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$17,586
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,040
Total Living Expenses$19,626
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$58,953
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,005
Total Undergraduate Expenses$79,584
In-State, Graduate Tuition$58,953
In-State, Graduate Fees$330
Total Graduate Expenses$59,283
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Dartmouth College is $24,078. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Dartmouth College to all New Hampshire universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

DC

$79,584

Cost to Attend

$46,576

Average Financial Aid

60%

Percent Receiving Aid

$24,078

Net Price

NH Colleges

$41,363

Cost to Attend

$16,112

Average Financial Aid

88%

Percent Receiving Aid

$21,733

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 631 or 60%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,258 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $46,576.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,258$46,576
Pell Grants723$4,392
Federal Student Loans836$5,350
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Dartmouth College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

DC

2,258

Grant or Scholarship Aid

59%

Grants or Scholarships

723

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

836

Federal Student Loans

22%

Federal Student Loans

NH Colleges

5,583

Grant or Scholarship Aid

36%

Grants or Scholarships

3,936

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

6,004

Federal Student Loans

39%

Federal Student Loans

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