Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world?s greatest academic institutions. It has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools.
The college offers more than 50 programs through the Geisel School of Medicine, the nation?s fourth-oldest medical school, Thayer School of Engineering, one of the nation?s first professional schools of engineering, and the Tuck School of Business, the world?s first graduate school of management. It is also the first school in the world to offer a graduate degree in health care delivery science.
Creativity is at the heart of a Dartmouth education. The thriving campus arts district unites the Hopkins Center for the Arts, the Hood Museum of Art, and the Black Family Visual Arts Center. One of the nation?s foremost campus-based arts centers, the ?Hop? annually presents a broad array of world-class music, dance, theater, and film programs, as well as more than 100 performances, including those by students.
Nearly 25 percent of students participate in intercollegiate athletics. Dartmouth offers 35 intercollegiate varsity sports (18 women?s, 16 men?s, one coed) at the NCAA Division I level, and 35 club sports. Including intramural sports, more than three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.
Dartmouth is located at picturesque 269-acre campus on the banks of the Connecticut River, which divides New Hampshire and Vermont. The College?s natural beauty was not lost on President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who visited in 1953 and remarked, ?This is what a college should look like.?
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