Quick Facts

Located in Hanover, New Hampshire, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth was founded in 1867 as one of the first schools of engineering in the US. Dartmouth Engineering offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs within a unified department of engineering sciences and prepares the next generation of engineers to better the world through education and research with human-centered impact.



Over 50% of tenure-track faculty have founded startups.


Over 65% of tenure-track faculty hold patents.


Entrepreneurial training happens at all levels of the curriculum.

Enrollment 2022–2023

  • AB/BE: 207
  • Dual Degree (first-year): 27
  • MEM: 110
  • MEng: 16
  • MS: 10
  • PhD: 142

Degrees Awarded (2022)

  • AB: 111
  • BE: 106
  • MEM: 21
  • MEng: 7
  • MS: 5
  • PhD: 23


  • Class of 2022: 40% identify as female
  • National average: ~20% identify as female

Faculty (2022)

Financial Summary (2022)

Endowment: $170.6 million
Budget: $75.1 million
Research support: $27.3 million
Annual Fund giving: $1.9 million
Graduate alumni participation: 21.1%

Starting Salaries for 2022 Graduates


Average BE Graduate Starting Salary


Average MEM Graduate Starting Salary


Average PhD Graduate Starting Salary

School and Program Leadership


Academic Program Directors

Dartmouth Facts

• Founded in 1769 and member of the Ivy League.
• Consistently ranked among the best universities in the world.
• Four-year undergraduate private, liberal arts program with more than 40 academic departments.
• Graduate schools of arts and sciences (Guarini), medicine (Geisel), engineering, and business (Tuck).
• Total Enrollment: Approximately 2,000 graduate; 4,500 undergraduate