Princeton University vs. Dartmouth College

Two Rivalry Colleges in Ivy League

  • Both Princeton University and Dartmouth College are private.
  • Princeton University is located in Princeton, NJ and Dartmouth College is located in Hanover, NH.
  • Dartmouth College has more expensive tuition of $65,739 than Princeton University ($59,710).
  • Princeton University has tighter acceptance rate of 6.41% than Dartmouth College (10.45%).
  • Dartmouth College has higher SAT scores of 1,540 than Princeton University (1,540).
  • Princeton University is larger with 8,842 students than Dartmouth College (6,744 students).
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#4 in National Universities
#1 in New Jersey
Rankings#11 in National Universities
#1 in New Hampshire
Private, 4-yearsSchool TypePrivate, 4-years
Princeton, NJLocationHanover, NH
Known asDartmouth, Big Green
1 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Offered DegreesBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
$62,079Financial Aid$55,998
$70 undergraduate
$75 graduate
Application Fee$80 undergraduate
$50 graduate
6.41%Acceptance Rate10.45%
1,540 SAT, 34 ACTTest Scores1,540 SAT, 34 ACT
Student Population
8,842Total Students6,744
Online Enrollment
Graduation Rate & Outcomes
97%Graduation Rate94%
Transfer-out Rate
97%Retention Rate98%
$116,300Average Earning after Graduation$110,200
Special Learning Opportunities and Student Services
Not OfferedDistance Learning (Online Classes)Online Course (may not Degree Program) Offered for Graduate
Study Abroad
Teacher Certifiate
Special OpportunitiesROTC
Study Abroad
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 5,594)
$10,960 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
5 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
997 Full-time
208 Part-time
Number of Faculties718 Full-time
173 Part-time
6,350 Full-time
756 Part-time
Number of Staffs3,504 Full-time
457 Part-time
$195,056 for Faculties
$91,629 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 2022-2023