Harvard University vs. Dartmouth College

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ivy League

Harvard University vs. Dartmouth College

Harvard Universityvs.Dartmouth College

Both Harvard University and Dartmouth College are private. Harvard University is located in Cambridge, MA and Dartmouth College is located in Hanover, NH.
  • Dartmouth College has more expensive tuition of $59,458 than Harvard University ($53,968).
  • Harvard University has tighter acceptance rate of 0.051561788082823% than Dartmouth College (0.10446718243075%).
  • Harvard University has higher SAT scores of 1,520 than Dartmouth College (1,500).
  • Harvard University is larger with 30,391 students than Dartmouth College (6,292 students).
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#2 in National Universities
#1 in Massachusetts
Rankings#12 in National Universities
#1 in New Hampshire
Private, 4 yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4 years
Cambridge, MALocationHanover, NH
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 (high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$52,257Financial Aid$47,411
$75 undergraduate
$105 graduate
Application Fee$80 undergraduate
$50 graduate
0.051561788082823%Acceptance Rate0.10446718243075%
1,520 SAT, 34 ACTTest Scores1,500 SAT, 34 ACT
Student Population
30,391Total Students6,292
27,933Online Enrollment3,582
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
98%Graduation Rate95%
Transfer-out Rate
76%Retention Rate96%
$139,100Average Earning after Graduation$110,200
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Online Course (may not Degree 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: 13,574)
$10,609 average annual costs
On-Campus Living✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,801)
$9,504 average annual costs
Not offered or not ReportedMeal Plan✔ (28 meals per week)
$6,252 average annual costs
Faculties and Staffs
5 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
$188,515 for Faculties
$88,806 Part-time
Average Salary$143,581 for Faculties
$78,528 Part-time
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020