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Dartmouth College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$67,434 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$49,998 tuition
$14,736 on campus room & board
$1,260 books and supplies
$1,440 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$67,434 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$49,998 tuition
$14,736 on campus room & board
$1,260 books and supplies
$1,440 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$43,769 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
62% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($6,879 avg)
1% get state aid ($779 avg)
47% get institn'l aid ($43,769 avg)
47% get loans ($6,182 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.24% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.24% 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 $45,867 47%
Federal Grant Aid $6,879 15%
Pell Grants $4,490 15%
Other Federal Grants $2,740 13%
Institution Grant Aid $43,769 47%
State Grant Aid $779 1%
Student Loans $6,182 47%
Federal Loans $5,243 24%
Other Loans $4,549 36%

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 $6,666
Out of State $6,666


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sarah from Newark, CA
  • I am a current student here

    I must admit it is quite an expensive school. I would not force it on anyone, but if you can afford it, I don't see a better choice for a college education to invest in. The loyalty of alumni prove the love Dartmouth inspires in everyone.

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  • 4
  • anon from Phoenix, AZ
  • 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
  • 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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