Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is a private Ivy League university in Hanover, New Hampshire. Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is one of the nine colleges founded before the American Revolution. The Ivy League university has continued to be ranked as one of the best and most selective colleges throughout the years. The total enrollment head count for the Ivy League 6,298.

Facts & Figures:

Tuition:$46,764

Undergraduate Population:4,289

Graduate Population: 2,009

Total Student Population: 6,298

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 88%

Campus Rating

    Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)Yellow Light 

    American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) - C: No required courses in Literature, U.S. Government/History, Economics, or Mathematics.

Campus Spotlight

  • Political student organizations

    Liberal (9): College Democrats, Dartmouth CoFIRED, Dartmouth Animal Rights Troupe, Dartmouth Spectra, Men of Color Alliance, NAACP, Planned Parenthood, Students for Justice in Palestine, Women of Color Collective

    Conservative (3): College Libertarians, College Republicans, Dartmouth Students for Israel

    Employee Political Donations (2012-2016):

    Democrat: $226,199 (55.5%)

    Republican: $173, 215 (42.5%)

     

    All Stories

    Dartmouth offers course on Orlando terror attack
  • Dartmouth professor and queer theorist Eng-Beng Lim recently published an article titled “The #Orlando Syllabus” that describes a class centered around the evils of firearm ownership, Islamophobia, masculinity, and the American right. Published on the “Bully Bloggers” website, Lim posted the syllabus without comment, but it was later confirmed in a college press...

  • Dartmouth, home of the ‘Animal House’ no more
  • Current students at Dartmouth College are greatly concerned with safe spaces and trigger warnings, a recent Heat Street/Free Media video documents. “In general you’d have trouble finding more articulate people anywhere in the country, of any age,” Heat Street pointed out. However, the staff noted that the Ivy League students still “struggle a lot to even define some of...

  • Dartmouth gives BLM students pass for profane library protest
  • To the dismay of several alumni, Dartmouth College has determined that Black Lives Matter protesters who occupied the school library last year did not commit any conduct violations. During the November 12 protest, approximately 150 students identifying with the BLM movement descended upon Baker-Berry Library, holding signs and shouting obscenities. As they spread throughout the building, the...

  • Dartmouth students lead profane Black Lives Matter protest
  • Black-clad protesters gathered in front of Dartmouth Hall Thursday night, forming a crowd roughly one hundred fifty strong. Ostensibly there to denounce the removal of shirts from a display in Collis, Dartmouth's student center the Black Lives Matter collective began to sing songs and chant their eponymous catchphrase. The band then marched into Baker-Berry Library. “F*** you, you filthy...

  • Dartmouth students blame Asian prof’s tenure denial on race
  • Students are questioning Dartmouth College’s commitment to racial diversity after an Asian-American professor was denied tenure. Associate English Professor Aimee Bahng was denied tenure status in May after seven years at the Ivy League college, which some students contend is a sign that Dartmouth is not serious about its rhetorical commitments to promoting racial and cultural diversity...

  • Survey: Dartmouth students prefer nonwhite faculty, classmates
  • A Dartmouth College survey found that, all else equal, students favor hiring nonwhite professors and admitting nonwhite students over their white peers. Greater faculty diversity is among the most frequent demands made by student activists, with 80 schools having received such ultimatums to date, according to TheDemands.org. Recently, two Dartmouth professors surveyed students from their...

  • Clinton ‘trumps’ Donald for Dartmouth College venue
  • Despite refusing to grant permission to the College Republicans to host presidential candidate Donald Trump in the school’s largest auditorium in September, on the grounds that the space was not open to presidential candidates, Dartmouth College is now permitting Hillary Clinton to speak in the location this Tuesday. Dartmouth College, an Ivy League school located in rural New Hampshire,...

  • 'Blue Lives Matter' display vandalized by BLM supporters at Dartmouth
  • Preceding Weeks The Dartmouth College Republicans undertook a three week process to gain proper approval for the use of a bulletin board in Collis, Dartmouth’s student center. The administration granted approval for a Blue Lives Matter display in honor of National Police Week for a period of two weeks between May 2 and May 15. Thursday, May 12 Around 10:00 PM: The Dartmouth College...

  • Dartmouth vice provost apologizes for saying conservatives are ‘not nice’
  • An administrator at Dartmouth College was recently forced to issue “an unequivocal apology” for stoking tensions at a Black Lives Matter protest with a disparaging comment about conservatives. “There’s a whole conservative world out there that’s not very nice,” Vice Provost for Student Affairs Inge-Lise Ameer told demonstrators last week, having previously...

  • Dartmouth students lecture on cultural appropriation, Halloween
  • Students at Dartmouth received a lesson in cultural appropriation a few days ahead of Halloween. According to The Dartmouth Review, several cultural student groups hosted a panel Monday to explain the inherent difference between appreciation of a culture and simply mimicking cultural images. The panel also discussed the appropriateness of culturally-themed Halloween costumes. “I thought...

  • Dartmouth students want to dump Dr. Seuss for social justice
  • This Monday afternoon, a normally quiet meeting room in Dartmouth’s College Hall was filled with students debating whether the New Hampshire Ivy league should change the theme of its annual Winter Carnival to “Snow Justice, Snow Peace.” The meeting, originally intended as a space to organize the students volunteering at this year’s carnival, became a forum for debate over...

  • Dartmouth College administrator: why can't we expel students accused of sexual misconduct?
  • The head of Dartmouth College’s new center to prevent sexual assault asked last week why schools should not expel students who have been accused of sexual offenses. “Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation?” Amanda Childress, the newly appointed head of Dartmouth College’s Center for Community Action and Prevention, asked last Tuesday at a two-day...

  • After Dartmouth protests, Library of Congress nixes 'illegal immigrant'
  • Recently, the Library of Congress has decided that the term “illegal immigrant” is, as Orwell might put it, doubleplusungood. Upon the urging of some students at Dartmouth College, a group called the Dartmouth Coalition for Immigration Reform, Equality, and DREAMers (CoFIRED), the Library announced that it would replace “illegal immigration” with “unauthorized...

  • Dartmouth students accuse school of ‘hypocrisy’ for celebrating MLK but not doing enough to ‘End White Supremacy. And maybe capitalism’
  • The students who interrupted Dartmouth University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day keynote address have explained that they did so to protest the “hypocrisy” of the school celebrating the holiday without doing enough to “End White Supremacy. And maybe capitalism.” A press release put out by the protesters Tuesday explains that the demonstration was intended to protest...

  • Dartmouth students: Mandatory sensitivity training or we take ‘physical action’
  • A group of students at Dartmouth College have accused administrators of oppressing marginalized groups so severely that it affects their health and has released a list of 70 demands aimed at solving the problem — threatening “physical action” if they are not addressed by March 24. “We, the Concerned Asian, Black, Latin@, Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled...