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At the core of the Dartmouth experience is our dedication to learning and discovery. Dartmouth requires its students to not only acquire knowledge, but to create new knowledge through research. Because Dartmouth is at once an undergraduate college and a national research university, you'll find yourself, from your first year here, taking discussion courses with renown experts and engaged in ground-breaking research. Dartmouth students get the best of both worlds. And because our size and location build a close-knit community, you'll find yourself collaborating across multiple departments as you pursue your passion. You won't just learn what you need to get a job in your field of interest; you'll learn what you need to be a leader in your field.
Professor Lisa Baldez describes the special commitment Dartmouth has to teaching and creating new knowledge through research and how undergraduates and central to both.
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Questions & Answers
What is the student-faculty ratio at Dartmouth?
The student-faculty ratio at Dartmouth is 8:1. 63% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
Can I double major at Dartmouth? Can I complete a major and a minor?
Yes. Approximately 15 - 20 % of students graduate with a double major, and almost 30% of students complete a major and a minor. A small number of students (about 1%) even triple major.