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.
- AB (junior & senior declared majors): 184
- Dual Degree (first-year): 22
- BE: 55
- MEM: 76
- MEng: 14
- MS: 14
- PhD: 124
Degrees Awarded (2021)
• AB (Bachelor of Arts): 107
• BE (Bachelor of Engineering): 106
• MEM (Master of Engineering Management): 46
• MS: 4
• PhD: 18
• Class of 2021: 35% identify as female
• National average: ~20% identify as female
Financial Summary (2021)
Endowment: $241.2 million
Budget: $63.7 million
Research support: $26 million
Annual Fund giving: $1.6 million
Graduate alumni participation: 22.5%
Starting Salaries for 2020 Graduates
Average BE Graduate Starting Salary
Average MEM Graduate Starting Salary
Average PhD Graduate Starting Salary
School and Program Leadership
• Alexis Abramson, Dean
• Ian Baker, Senior Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Programs
• Laura Ray, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development
• Douglas W. Van Citters, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education
• Petra Bonfert-Taylor, Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
• Tricia Spellman, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
• 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