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Dartmouth College

Address: Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA

Description Dartmouth College

  • Founded: in 1769
  • Location: Hannover, New Hampshire, USA
  • Total number of students: 6,340.

Dartmouth College today is considered to be one of the best in the US and the world of higher education, is part of the legendary Ivy League - the community of America's most prestigious, elite universities. Distinctive features of the college are strong humanitarian bachelor programs and excellent master's programs, which are research in the field of humanities and natural sciences.

The college was founded in 1769 by the forces of the priest Eleazar Vilok - he wanted to educate English and American youth, as well as to  attract young people of Indian descent who had lived in this land for centuries. In 1972, the college began to accept girls (introduced a mixed form of studying), and in 2004 the university was named one of the most reliable in the world (according to the consulting firm Allen Hamilton).

It is worth mentioning the famous "The Case of Dartmouth College" (thundered in 1819), associated with attempts to nationalize the educational institution. Today, this legal precedent is considered to be one of the main provisions for the prohibition (on the basis of the constitution) of government intervention in the private affairs of educational institutions - the administration of Dartmouth College was able to defend its independence, the ability to independently draft the rules and regulations, and avoid total control by the state.

There are more than 40 different departments in the college. Among the most popular educational programs (according to the statistics of 2013) the following can be noted:

  • Economics
  • Public administration
  • Psychology
  • Brain research
  • Biology and related sciences
  • History
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Mathematics.

The college, in addition to the main faculties, includes three large school-departments:

  • Faculty of Medicine. Geysel

Founded back in 1797, today it is considered to be one of the best medical faculties in the USA. The newest educational and research methods and a huge amount of scientific research - that's what makes this faculty the flagship of medical education. In total, the medical faculty includes 17 departments (mainly research and clinical medicine). Popular programs - doctorate in medicine (M.D.), master's and doctoral degrees (directions "Public Health", "Biomedical Research").

  • Business School for them. Taka

The first business school in the country in which master's and doctorate programs were introduced for the Master's program. Today the department is considered  to be one of the best business schools around the world. The most popular programs are MBA (Master of Business Administration), non-degree programs (executive education, advanced studying).

  • Faculty of Engineering. Tayera

Includes the Department of Engineering (provides a wide range of bachelor's programs) and a special faculty of specialized education (more narrowly focused specialties for obtaining a master's degree or a doctor of engineering sciences).

The total number of teachers working in the most demanded areas (humanities and natural sciences) is 391 people: Dartmoor is the first among the Ivy League universities in terms of the number of female teachers.

The first doctoral degree in Dartmoor was awarded back in 1885, and modern doctoral programs work (of course, continuously developing and improving) since the 1960s.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Dartmouth College

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It is worth noting that the undergraduate programs at Dartmouth College ranked 11th in the national ranking (according to the US News & World Report in 2015), and in the same ranking several years (2009-2013 inclusive), the programs ranked 1st.

In total, more than 45 undergraduate programs are offered for students. Including worth mentioning programs with student exchange, established with more than 20 countries in the world - about 60% of students take part in such courses.

The cost of the programs may differ depending on the chosen direction - you can specify the exact prices for your manager.

The total number of students in master's and doctoral programs is 700 people (mostly humanities and natural sciences).

The cost of the programs may differ depending on the chosen direction - you can specify the exact prices for your manager.

Accommodation, housing and food

All students in the 1-2 courses are required to live in the common campus: older students can already claim to rent an apartment, mansions or find hostels in Hanover outside the campus. In total, 9 comfortable houses for living have been built on the territory of Dartmoor, there are more than 10 restaurants, cafes and fast food companies.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Accelerated Language Programs (ALPs), Advanced mathematics, Advising & Research, African and African American Studies, ancient history, anthropology, ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES (ARABIC, CHINESE, HEBREW, AND JAPANESE), Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages Program, BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, Biological sciences, Biomedical Engineering Sciences, chemistry, Classical Archaeology, Classical civilization, Classical Languages and Literatures, Classics, Cognitive sciences, Comparative Literature Program, computer science, Department of Anthropology, Department of Art History, Department of Engineering Sciences—Thayer School of Engineering, Department of Film & Media Studies, Department of French and Italian, Department of German Studies, Department of History, DMD/DDS and MPH or MS, Dual Degrees with Other Institutions, Earth Sciences, economics, education, engineering, English, English and Creative Writing, Environmental science, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, Experimental & Molecular Medicine, Filmmaking, French, French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Gender studies, geography, german language, German Studies, Government, Higher mathematics, history, History of art, Institute for Security, Technology, and Society, Integrated 4+1 AB/MS Program in Biophysical Chemistry, Italian language, Jewish Studies, Latin American, Latino, & Caribbean Studies, letter, Lifelong Learning, linguistics, Master of Engineering Management (MEM), Master of Public Health, maths, MBA, MBA/MPH, MD/DO and MPH or MS , MD/MPH or MD/MS, MD/MS Program, MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering, Medicine Immunology Program, Middle Eastern Studies Program, Modern media, Molecular & Cellular Biology, music, musical art, Native American Studies, Osher Lifelong Learning, pedagogy, PhD Departments, PhD in Health Policy and Clinical Practice, philosophy, physics, Physics and Astronomy, Policy and government, Portuguese, Psychological and Brain Sciences, psychology, Quantitative Social Science, Religion, Religious Sciences, rhetoric, Russian language, social sciencies, sociology, Sophomore Summer, Spanish, Spanish and Portuguese, Special Major, Studio art, Summer Enrichment At Dartmouth (SEAD), Summer Term for College Students, The Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) program, The MD Program at Geisel, The MD-MBA Program, theater, Theatrical art, Training Program for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, Tuck Business Bridge Program, Tuck PhD/MBA, Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Writing and Rhetoric

Advantages

Among the achievements of the college are a number of important scientific discoveries of world importance and graduates who have become popular among professionals in their field:

  • Thomas Kurtz and John Kemeni in the walls of Dartmoor came up with a widely used BASIC programming language;
  • Among the graduates there are 3 Nobel Prize winners: Aries Chamberlain (physics), Karl Barry Sharpless (chemistry), George Davis Shell (physiology);
  • The discovery of the neural network of the brain, which is responsible for creative processes and development - is an important contribution to the program of creating artificial intelligence;
  • Works of V. Koehler on the behavior of anthropoid apes - later it was Koehler who became the founder of Gestalt psychology;
  • Teacher H.H. Scott inscribed himself in the Hall of Fame of consumer electronics: he invented the tube amplifier, became the creator of a high-quality broadcasting system and the author of a dozen more inventions in the field of electronics;
  • B. Cheboyer most accurately among all modern scientists (the probability of up to 95%) determined the age of the universe.

Equipment Dartmouth College

Dartmoor College occupies a huge territory in Hanover: the architectural style of the campus is based on the colonial style (most of the buildings were built from 1820 to 1920, but the building continued until 2006). On the north of the campus there is a Medical School with its laboratories and a large library, in the south - a medical center and a university hospital, and in the west - the Engineering School and the Business School.

A separate Hopkins Arts Center is also built for students: there are numerous creative studios and workshops, including classes of jewelry, film production, drama and music. On the college territory there are 2 own theaters and a large concert hall, the Museum of Arts and about 9 libraries (both general and specialized).

The sports infrastructure of the college is mainly concentrated on the southeast of the campus: there are numerous playgrounds, running tracks, a large fitness club and a spacious pool, a football field, a skating rink and its own ski slope.

It is worth noting the desire of Dartmoor to garden its territories, to increase its ecological and natural value. In particular, around 200 traditional American elm trees are grown around the buildings, and each year their number is only increased by the forces of students and teachers.

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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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