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Dartmouth Tuition & Cost

Hanover, New Hampshire

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$80,184
Costs for Dartmouth College
Fee Cost
Tuition$57,796
Books and Supplies$1,005
Other Fees$2,321
Room and Board $17,022
Other Expenses Budget$2,040

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Dartmouth College on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $80,184 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $57,796 for tuition, $17,022 room and board, $1,005 for books and supplies and $2,321 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Dartmouth College is $57,796, the same as New Hampshire residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Dartmouth College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$24,525
Net Price by Income Dartmouth College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,034
$30,001 to $48,000$8,718
$48,001 to $75,000$12,172
$75,001 to $110,000$16,661
$110,000+$52,251

The average reported annual net price for Dartmouth College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $24,525 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

49% of full-time undergrad Dartmouth College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $52,627 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,793 and 33% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $4,917.

Finanical Aid Dartmouth College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $52,627 49%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $50,411 45%
Pell Grants $4,859 15%
Other Federal Grants $2,992 11%
State and Local Grants $0 0%
Federal Student Loans $4,793 18%
Other Student Loans $4,917 33%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Dartmouth College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $83,256. The loan balance of $83,256 is a four year multiple of the $20,814 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $794 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $83,256
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $794.35
Total Interest Paid $12,066.49
Sum of All Loan Payments $95,322.49

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$320,736
Year All Residents
1 $80,184
2 $83,409
3 $86,763
4 $90,252

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Dartmouth College to be $320,736 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Dartmouth College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $7,706 $23,118 $30,824

Estimated cost for a class at Dartmouth College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Dartmouth College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Dartmouth College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182670 IPEDS survey data for Dartmouth College.