Dartmouth College Ranking Profile

Founded in 1769, Dartmouth College is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the United States, with world-class facilities and faculty, and internationally renowned graduate programs in business, medicine, engineering, and the arts & sciences.

Dartmouth awards degrees through the doctorate in Arts and Sciences graduate programs and the professional schools (Dartmouth Medical School, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business). Founded in 1797, Dartmouth Medical School is the nation's fourth-oldest medical school. Tuck School of Business was established in 1900 as the first graduate school of management in the country. Thayer School is one of the country's oldest professional schools of engineering, founded in 1867.

Dartmouth College is accredited by the New England Association of Colleges and Universities.The master of public health degree (MPH) has been awarded accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health.

Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 1st for "Best Undergraduate Teaching" among national universities (U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2010"). In the magazine's overall rankings, it is placed 11th among the best national universities.

- Dartmouth College is nationally ranked on the 2010 Peace Corps top 25 list of small schools producing Peace Corps volunteers. It is placed 12th in the 2010 rankings.

- 54th in the US News Graduate Engineering Rankings 2010. It is placed 8th in the Graduate Business School Rankings.

- 12th in the Business Week Ranking of Top Full-Time MBA programs (2009).

- 6th globally in The Economist's Full Time MBA Ranking 2009.

- 48th in the US News ranking of Top Graduate Schools for Computer Science (2009).

- Ranked 101-151st in the world (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009).

- 85th among the world's best institutions (QS World University Rankings™ 2009).