In over two centuries of evolution, Dartmouth has developed from its roots on the colonial frontier into a college that has a special character and a unique place in private higher education: a superb undergraduate residential college with the intellectual character of a university, featuring thriving research and first-rate graduate and professional programs.
An Ivy League institution, Dartmouth College enrolls approximately 4,100 undergraduates in the liberal arts and 1,700 graduate students. In addition to 19 graduate programs in the arts and sciences, it is home to the nation's fourth oldest medical school: the Dartmouth Medical School, founded in 1797; the nation's first professional school of engineering: the Thayer School of Engineering, founded in 1867; and the first graduate school of management in the world: the Tuck School of Business, established in 1900.
Located on the Connecticut River and surrounded by the White Mountains, Dartmouth's campus offers the most beautiful natural scenery in the Ivy League. Employment at Dartmouth offers an intellectually stimulating environment, a high quality of life with cultural events and recreational opportunities within an easy drive of Boston, Montreal and other major cities, a variety of on-campus entertainment and sporting events, a comprehensive benefits package.