We prepare leaders to embark upon rewarding careers in the arts and sciences, business, medicine, and engineering. One of the most tight-knit alumni groups on the planet, Dartmouth graduates help one another climb ladders, enter markets, and reach their highest professional and personal objectives.
Many graduates go on to careers as scholars and noted researchers. Their rates of admission to law and medical schools is consistently well above the national average. They also compete successfully for the most prestigious scholarships and fellowships—Rhodes , Marshall , Truman , Udall , Goldwater , Fulbright, Knight-Hennessy, and dozens more.
I’ve always loved to learn. That’s something you need to succeed at Dartmouth, and that quality grew stronger while I was there.
... if you want it to happen, friendships formed here can last for the rest of your lives.
At other schools you could maybe use the machines in your senior year. But at Dartmouth I could use the [Thayer School Machine] shop as a freshman, so I thought this was better suited to me.
... the liberal arts experience—taking courses in economics, chemistry, acting, music—expanded my understanding of context and gave me the confidence to believe there wasn’t anything I couldn’t figure out.
I never would have thought that Dartmouth would be interested in a student like me, but when Dartmouth considers a person, it considers the whole person.
Our graduates maintain a robust relationship with their alma mater. Alumni devote an extraordinary amount of time and talent to the institution, and are eager to engage with current students.
Thousands of Dartmouth alumni have joined the Dartmouth Career Network to share information and advice with students and fellow alumni regarding graduate study and career paths.
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