The faculty at Thayer School includes a member of the National Academy of Engineering, an American Society for Engineering Education Outstanding Educator, and fellows of:
Thayer School awards financial aid on the basis of need.
B.E., M.E.M.: Partial tuition scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, loans, and hourly employment
M.S., Ph.D.: Fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, all of which carry awards of full tuition plus stipends in the range of $1,710 to $1,910 per month
Private, 4-year, coeducational, liberal arts; professional schools of business, engineering, and medicine, as well as 18 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Two-hundred-acre main campus, with special facilities including Baker/Berry Library and 9 other libraries, Hood Museum of Art, Hopkins Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, Collis Student Center, Kiewit Computation Center at Berry Library, Burke Laboratory, Dartmouth Skiway and the new McLane Family Lodge, Berry Sports Center, and the Hanover Inn.
Dartmouth is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all members of the Dartmouth community.
Hanover, New Hampshire, on the Connecticut River; 2 hours northwest of Boston, 5 hours north of New York; accessible via Interstates 89 and 91, Amtrak's Vermonter, or air carriers to the Lebanon, N.H., airport.
The nation's ninth oldest college, founded in 1769 by the Reverend Eleazar Wheelock for the education of "youth of the Indian Tribes... English Youth... and others." Coeducational since 1972.
Need-based; total awards in 2005–2006: $52 million to approximately 50% of undergraduates. Admission to Dartmouth is need-moot.
Twenty-nine departments in three divisions (humanities, sciences, social sciences) and 10 interdisciplinary programs, offering 63 majors.
50 U.S. states and District of Columbia, and 53 other nations.
The Dartmouth Plan—a year-round calendar of four 10-week quarters—allows flexibility in scheduling: undergraduate students must be on campus their first year, the summer before their junior year, and their senior year.
Approximately 50% of undergraduates participate in 42 Language Study Abroad or Foreign Study Programs in 19 nations. Dartmouth also has 10 exchange programs, 5 with foreign universities and 5 in the U.S.
A completely wireless campus, Dartmouth is committed to "secure computing for anybody—anytime, anywhere." The integrated data, vision, and voice network includes VoIP telephone-via-laptop service. Kaplan/Newsweek's America's Hottest Colleges (2005) rates Dartmouth as "Hottest for the Tech-Savvy."