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Dartmouth Demographics & Diversity

Hanover, New Hampshire

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Dartmouth are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Dartmouth College students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 7%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 15%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 8%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more male students than female students enrolled at Dartmouth College with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Dartmouth has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Dartmouth College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for Dartmouth College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,385
Women 3,187

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Dartmouth serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 97% of the student body residing outside of New Hampshire or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dartmouth College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 2%
Out of State 84%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,834 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.8%
Part time Undergrads 0%

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