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Dartmouth Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Dartmouth? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,250 out of 20,507 applicants or 11% were admitted making Dartmouth a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Only 50% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 10,084 10,423 20,507
Accepted 1,140 1,110 2,250
Acceptance Rate 11% 11% 11%
Enrolled 555 561 1,116
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 49% 51% 50%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Dartmouth College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1410 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1325. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1495 out of 1600. 59 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1410 1580
SAT Reading 710 790
SAT Math 700 790
ACT Composite 30 34
ACT English N/A N/A
ACT Math N/A N/A

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1580 and Above Good >17%
1495 to 1580 Avg + 11%-17%
1410 to 1495 Avg - 7%-11%
1325 to 1410 Reach 4%-7%
Less than 1325 Low <4%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Dartmouth College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Dartmouth College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

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



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