Dartmouth College vs. Cornell University

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ivy League

Dartmouth College vs. Cornell University

Dartmouth Collegevs.Cornell University

Both Dartmouth College and Cornell University are private. Dartmouth College is located in Hanover, NH and Cornell University is located in Ithaca, NY.
  • Cornell University has more expensive tuition of $63,200 than Dartmouth College ($62,658).
  • Dartmouth College has tighter acceptance rate of 10.45% than Cornell University (12.67%).
  • Cornell University has higher SAT scores of 1,505 than Dartmouth College (1,500).
  • Cornell University is larger with 25,582 students than Dartmouth College (6,761 students).
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#11 in National Universities
#1 in New Hampshire
Rankings#16 in National Universities
#2 in New York
Private, 4-yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4-years
Hanover, NHLocationIthaca, NY
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$46,576Financial Aid$52,178
$80 undergraduate
$50 graduate
Application Fee$80 undergraduate
$105 graduate
10.45%Acceptance Rate12.67%
1,500 SAT, 34 ACTTest Scores1,505 SAT, 34 ACT
Student Population
6,761Total Students25,582
Online Enrollment160
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
94%Graduation Rate94%
Transfer-out Rate
98%Retention Rate97%
$110,200Average Earning after Graduation$101,200
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Course (may not Degree Program) Offered for GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Graduate
Study Abroad
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,733)
$10,569 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 7,422)
$9,962 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (14 meals per week)
$6,434 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
7 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
718 Full-time
173 Part-time
Number of Faculties1,858 Full-time
155 Part-time
3,504 Full-time
457 Part-time
Number of Staffs10,405 Full-time
657 Part-time
$150,968 for Faculties
$80,755 Part-time
Average Salary$143,555 for Faculties
$74,527 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2021-2022