December 13, 1769
University Type and Campus :
Rural, college town; total 31,869 acres (128.97km2)
Dartmouth College (/ˈdɑːrtməθ/ DART-məth) is a private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Established in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, Dartmouth is one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution.
Following a liberal arts curriculum, the university provides undergraduate instruction in 40 academic departments and interdisciplinary programs including 57 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering, and enables students to design specialized majors and minors or engage in dual degree programs. Dartmouth comprises five constituent schools: the original undergraduate college, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and the School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. With an undergraduate enrollment of 4,307 and a total student enrollment of 6,350, Dartmouth is the smallest university in the Ivy League.
Motto: A voice crying out in the wilderness
Endowment: $4.7 billion (2015)
Administrative staff: 734 total (Fall 2015) 582 full-time 152 part-time
Students: 6,350 (Fall 2015)
Undergraduates: 4,307 (Fall 2015)
Postgraduates: 2,043 (Fall 2015)
53 : 47
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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