Dartmouth College News

Dartmouth College, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, is a private Ivy League research university renowned for its strong emphasis on undergraduate education alongside its notable graduate programs in the sciences, engineering, and medicine. Founded in 1769 by Eleazar Wheelock, it is one of the oldest universities in the United States and was established primarily to educate Native Americans, though it quickly transitioned to a broader educational mission. Dartmouth is known for its tight-knit campus life, facilitated by a residential college system and a strong sense of community. The college operates on a quarter system, allowing for flexible academic schedules, and is famous for its liberal arts curriculum, outdoor programs, and global studies. Dartmouth’s alumni include numerous prominent politicians, business leaders, and scholars.