Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College was established in the year 1769 much before the American Revolution and hence is regarded as one of the nine colonial colleges of America.

Dartmouth College is a private and one of the smallest Ivy League members. The College has a nearly 270 acre campus in the rural town of Hanover in New Hampshire. The College also owns land in Mount Moosilauke in the White Mountains and in northern New Hampshire.

Dartmouth College includes the following – the Liberal Arts College, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth Medical School and the Thayer School of Engineering. Dartmouth Medical School consists of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a biomedical library and many laboratories. Dartmouth College also has nine residential dormitories for its students.

The College provides nearly nineteen graduate programs in Arts and Sciences. In the liberal arts stream the college offers a four year Bachelor of Arts degree. The usual choice of subjects for students are – economics, history, psychological, government etc.

The college also offers specialized honors programs which require students to submit a thesis at the end of the course. Dartmouth College also offers 57 off campus programs for students such as Foreign Study programs, Exchange Programs, study abroad programs in different languages etc. The College also grants master level degrees and PhD degree to its students. There are a total of nineteen graduate programs at the Master’s level.

Dartmouth College has 39 academic units offering 56 major courses. For graduating from Dartmouth College a student has to complete thirty five courses, should be proficient in a foreign language and successfully complete the writing class requirements.

Dartmouth College has got an undergraduate population of more than 4000 students and post graduate population of 1800 students. The College has faculty strength of 607. The faculty of Dartmouth College is responsible for the success of projects such as – Dartmouth BASIC, Dartmouth ALGOL 30 etc.

There are a total of nine libraries under the Dartmouth College comprising of 2.48 million volumes of resources. Some of the famous Dartmouth libraries include – Baker Memorial Library, Evans Map Room, Feldberg Business and Engineering Library, Sherman Art library etc.

The College also has many academic facilities such as the Hopkins Center for the Arts also known as ‘the Hop’, the Sherman Fairchild Physical Science Center, the Wheeler Hall etc. Dartmouth College has produced more than 60,000 living alumni around the world.

To know more details, visit http://www.dartmouth.edu/