The Student Experience

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Picture yourself here, stepping into the role of researcher, bonding with your professor over coffee, exploring new intellectual frontiers, and thriving in a diverse community. Want to change the world? We’ll give you the tools and inspiration to make that happen.

Explore. Engage. Excel. Deans and other advisors are here to help you make the most of your college experience, both on and off campus. 

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Undergraduates enrolled in 2020

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Countries represented by the Class of 2024

Students who pursue internships
Undergraduate courses offered each year
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A Flexible Study Plan

Dartmouth’s year-round academic calendar of four 10-week terms allows you to decide when to study on campus—and when to use time away from Hanover to gain work experience, engage in service, be an intern, or study abroad.

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Majors and Minors

Build the academic program that excites you intellectually; combine one of more than 60 majors with your pick of minors, fine-tune a major with another discipline, or design a special major around your own passion.

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Participate in Research

Under the mentorship of a Dartmouth professor, you can contribute to the creation of new knowledge through hands-on research.

Meet the Class of 2025

They come from a broad spectrum of society, with 48% identifying as Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC). A record-high 17% are the first generation in their family to attend college.

Internships and Careers

At Dartmouth, you’ll have opportunities to gain real-world experience that prepares you for success after college.


Explore, Engage, Excel: Deans and other advisors are here to help you make the most of your Dartmouth experience.

Apply to Dartmouth

Tell us about yourself in your own way. We want to hear about your lives, not just your grades and scores.

After Dartmouth: Alumni Careers

The possibilities are endless, and the network spans the globe.