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Welcome to Dartmouth, a private, four-year liberal arts institution that has been at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. A member of the Ivy League, Dartmouth is a superb undergraduate residential college with the intellectual character of a university, featuring thriving research and first-rate graduate and professional programs. This unique combination creates a highly personal learning environment for our exceptional students and faculty.
The quality of the undergraduate experience is marked by close student-faculty interaction, opportunities for independent research, a broad range of off-campus programs, and a diverse student body. Graduate programs include the study of global markets at the Tuck School of Business, 19 graduate programs in the Arts and Sciences, the Dartmouth Medical School, and the Thayer School of Engineering. Through this wide range of programs, Dartmouth continues to be a leader in higher education as we strive to understand the world in which we live.
Dartmouth College educates the most promising students and prepares them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership, through a faculty dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge.
Dartmouth's 269-acre main campus features a central Green with academic buildings clustered on three sides. Residence halls and administrative buildings, including the Office of Admissions, are located within walking distance of the Green. Dartmouth also has nine libraries, including the main Baker-Berry Library, which is located at the north edge of the Green, as well as other notable facilities including the Hood Museum of Art, the Hopkins Center for the Arts, and athletic facilities at the south edge.Dartmouth College is located in Hanover, a town of 11,000 in western New Hampshire bordering Vermont on the Connecticut River. Dartmouth's local region is known as the "Upper Valley," consisting of 46 towns straddling the Connecticut River roughly from Bradford, Vt., to the north and Claremont, N.H., to the south.