Academics

We Stand Apart

A Dartmouth education is unlike any other. Through person-to-person teaching and opportunities to create and apply knowledge on campus and across the globe, we instill a love of learning and a passion for success.

We educate global citizens, gifted writers and artists, wise business leaders, thoughtful doctors, and compassionate engineers. Our faculty are deeply invested in nurturing creativity as well as critical thinking. You can explore the cultural underpinnings and economic impacts of great works while creating your own masterpiece, all with the guidance and support of world-class masters of their crafts.

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Students and young alumni who have received Fulbright scholarships

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Undergraduate students who do independent study in a typical year. 

Graduate and Professional Schools

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Geisel students walk proudly during the "white coats" ceremony
Geisel School of Medicine

We empower a diverse, inclusive, and vibrant community of physicians and scientists to improve health locally and globally and tackle the most vexing challenges in health care.

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Guarini School of Graduate & Advanced Studies

We inspire students to blaze their own trails in postgraduate research and teaching, and award all PhD, MS, MA, and MALS (Master of Arts in Liberal Studies) degrees at Dartmouth.

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Brita Horlings won $135,000 in funding from the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) program
Thayer School of Engineering

Taking a human-centered approach to design in both undergraduate and graduate courses, Thayer was the first national research institution to award more bachelor’s degrees in engineering to women than men.

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Tuck School
Tuck School of Business

The world’s first graduate school of management, Tuck remains a global leader in business education, where you can earn your MBA or enroll in shorter-term executive education and other non-degree programs.

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Studying

In our close-knit academic community, there are many paths to both disciplinary and interdisciplinary study, and no barriers to curiosity.

Innovative scholars who love to teach motivate students to work together in state-of-the-art labs and classrooms.
 

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Prof Justin Straus, Max Saylor and Lab TA TylerAllen in Green, Fairchild
Departments & Programs

At Dartmouth, education happens not only within traditional academic departments, but also at the intersections between them. Explore the 40+ departments and interdisciplinary programs of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences. 

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Degree Finder

Find your passion here. Browse the undergraduate majors and graduate programs of study available at Dartmouth.

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Virginia Beahan, a senior lecturer in studio art and an accomplished photographer, teaches an introductory photography class that includes black-and-white film processing and printmaking techniques.
Research

More than 75 centers and institutes offer expanded learning and research in areas as diverse as medicine, the arts, engineering, and business. Many are interdisciplinary and bring together faculty and students from across campus to work on complex issues.

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Baker, Sam Hernandez '20 studying
Dartmouth Library

With more than 2 million volumes and expert one-on-one support from subject-specific librarians, the extensive print and digital collections of the Dartmouth Library expand intellectual horizons in an inviting, collegial setting.