Harvard vs. Dartmouth College

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ivy League

Harvard vs. Dartmouth College

Harvardvs.Dartmouth College

Both Harvard and Dartmouth College are private. Harvard is located in Cambridge, MA and Dartmouth College is located in Hanover, NH.
  • Dartmouth College has more expensive tuition of $62,430 than Harvard ($57,261).
  • Harvard has tighter acceptance rate of 5.16% than Dartmouth College (10.45%).
  • Dartmouth College has higher SAT scores of 1,550 than Harvard (1,550).
  • Harvard is larger with 30,631 students than Dartmouth College (6,744 students).

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#2 in National Universities
#2 in Massachusetts
Rankings#11 in National Universities
#1 in New Hampshire
Private, 4-yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4-years
Cambridge, MALocationHanover, NH
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$49,954Financial Aid$46,576
$85 undergraduate
$105 graduate
Application Fee$80 undergraduate
$50 graduate
5.16%Acceptance Rate10.45%
1,550 SAT, 35 ACTTest Scores1,550 SAT, 34 ACT
Student Population
30,631Total Students6,744
10,495Online Enrollment
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
97%Graduation Rate94%
Transfer-out Rate
96%Retention Rate98%
$139,100Average Earning after Graduation$110,200
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Degree/Certificate Program Offered for Both Undergraduate and GraduateDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Course (may not Degree Program) Offered for Graduate
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 13,748)
$12,056 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,873)
$10,881 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (21 meals per week)
$6,693 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
7 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
2,120 Full-time
335 Part-time
Number of Faculties718 Full-time
173 Part-time
16,942 Full-time
2,236 Part-time
Number of Staffs3,504 Full-time
457 Part-time
$193,382 for Faculties
$91,111 Part-time
Average Salary$150,968 for Faculties
$80,755 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