Dual-Degree Admissions

Admission to the Dual-Degree Program is through:

Dual-Degree Program
Attn: Jenna Wheeler
Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth
14 Engineering Drive
Hanover, NH 03755

Jenna.D.Wheeler@dartmouth.edu

Toll-free from U.S or Canada: 1-888-THAYER6 (1-888-842-9376)
All others: 603-646-3677

First-Year Dual-Degree Students

  1. Review the dual-degree information sheet (PDF). International students should also review the addendum, which explains several issues affecting international applicants to the program.
  2. Consult with your dean or academic advisor regarding the acceptability of Dartmouth courses toward the degree requirements of your college.
  3. Obtain approval from your college to participate in the program, and check on financial aid.
  4. Apply through our online Dual-Degree application by February 1 prior to the year you are planning to attend, depending on the program option you choose.
    • For the 2-1-1-1 program option, apply by February 1 of your sophomore year.
    • For the 3-2 program option, apply by February 1 of your junior year.
    • Note: We have implemented a brand new application system, please be sure to contact us if you experience any difficulties.
  5. The online application will directly request your letter of recommendation from your advisor once their information is entered.
    Your recommender will be able to submit responses to the questions below through the online process.
    • How long and in what capacity have you known the applicant?
    • Please assess the quality and level of the applicant’s work, both analytic and experimental, including strengths and weaknesses, as appropriate.
    • How would you describe the applicant’s maturity, balance, reliability, teamwork (cooperation, contribution), oral and written communication skills, and character?
    • Has the applicant been engaged beyond coursework, e.g., as a teaching assistant, research assistant, artist, or maker?
    • Does a year spent at Dartmouth fit well with the applicant’s plan for completing her or his major at your school?
  6. International students, please read the Addendum for Prospective International Applicants (PDF).

Second-Year Dual-Degree Students

Dual-degree students returning for the BE year apply through BE admissions.