The Dartmouth experience doesn't end at graduation.
The Dartmouth network crosses continents and generations. Anyone wearing a Dartmouth t-shirt will be greeted wherever they go by enthusiastic alumni, who live everywhere from London to Beijing.
Dartmouth impact over time...
Before graduation: Win a gold medal (Hannah Kearney '15, Gillian Apps '06)
1 year out: Be a Rhodes Scholar (Joseph Singh '14 and Jonathan Pedde '14 and 73 other Big Green Alums with Rhodes Scholarships)
3 years out: Design the World Trade Center Memorial (Michael Arad '01)
5 years out: Write, produce, star in "The Office" (Mindy Kaling '01)
6 years out: Win a Pulitzer (Joseph Rago '05)
8 years out: Win the National Book Critics Circle Award (Louise Erdrich '76)
10 years out: Win your first of three Golden Gloves (Brad Ausmus '91)
16 years out: Found the Carlyle Group (William Conway, Jr '71)
19 years out: Be appointed Solicitor General of the United States (Neal Katyal '91)
22 years out: Become CEO of General Electric (Jeffrey Immelt '78)
29 years out: Win a McArthur "Genius Award" (Annette Gordon-Reed '81)
38 years out: Win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Barry Sharpless '63)
A Dartmouth degree leads to success.
Our graduates live and work in over 150 countries. They steer entrepreneurial ventures, government agencies, NGOs, and Fortune 500 companies. Dartmouth nurtures creators and innovators in every field, every discipline.
Many Dartmouth students go directly to graduate school:
- 90% of our undergrads applying to medical school are accepted
- 87% of our undergrads applying to law school are accepted
Hundreds of companies from around the world recruit at Dartmouth and hire our students every year. The top fields of employment after graduation include:
- Finance 21%
- Education 19%
- Consulting 14%
- Health/Science/Engineering 11%
- Arts/Communications 9%
- Technology 6%
- Law 4%
- Government/Military 3%
- Sports/Recreation 3%
- Other Fields 10%
More than 77,000 active alumni are energized to help Dartmouth students. They connect, they hire, and they may just give you that big break.
The long, proud line of alumni doesn't just include Daniel Webster (class of 1801, orator and statesman), Robert Frost (class of 1896, Poet Laureate), Ernest Everett Just (class of 1907, pioneer in cellular biology), and Theodore Geisel (class of 1925, Dr. Seuss).
170 Dartmouth graduates have served in Congress, including Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hoeven, and Rob Portman today.
Dartmouth is No. 4 nationally in producing CEOs of Fortune 500 corporations. Our alumni run some of the country's leading companies, including Jeffrey Immelt at General Electric, Sally McCoy at CamelBak, and John Replogle at Seventh Generation. Our alumni are creatively successful; Chris Miller '97 and Phil Lord '97 are the co-writers and co-directors of The Lego Movie. Even more recent alumni, like Milton '04 and Fred '05 Ochieng, are changing the world through their inspiring health care work.
We can help make your dreams a reality too.