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Dartmouth College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$59,976 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,782 tuition
$12,954 on campus room & board
$1,980 books
$1,260 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$59,976 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,782 tuition
$12,954 on campus room & board
$1,980 books
$1,260 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$36,051 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
54% of students receive aid
13% get federal aid ($7,766 avg)
1% get state aid ($405 avg)
41% get institn'l aid ($36,051 avg)
32% get loans ($5,762 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.21% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.21% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $38,148 41%
Federal Grant Aid $7,766 13%
Pell Grants $3,994 13%
Other Federal Grants $4,018 13%
Institution Grant Aid $36,051 41%
State Grant Aid $405 1%
Student Loans $5,762 32%
Federal Loans $4,528 23%
Other Loans $4,645 18%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 R
$1,000 R
$1,000 R
$2,500 - $30,000
$1,000 - $40,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 2
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Dartmouth College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
207 Parkhurst Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3529
(603) 646-1110
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $5,838
Out of State $5,838


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • anon from Phoenix, AZ
  • Aug-21-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Dartmouth's financial aid office has been extremely helpful in making my education possible and affordable. Although the price is steep, it's worth it.

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  • 3
  • Student @ the College on the Hill
  • Jul-16-2013 I am a current student here

    Dartmouth is an excellent school, but it's tuition is ridiculously expensive, even among the Ivies and although it has decent financial aid, the tuition only looks to continue rising from here on out.

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  • 5
  • '16 from ME
  • Dec-06-2012 I am a current student here

    The financial aid that Dartmouth is giving me was the happiest shock of my life. Not only do they give great aid themselves, but they will match the offer of any other Ivy League institution, so if you get in several places, you can start a bidding war between them! What's more, outside scholarship aid is applied towards the student and parent contributions first, then work study, and only after that used to reduce the aid the college gives you, unlike at other schools.

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