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  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Columbia University has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,430) than Dartmouth College ($55,453).
  • It is harder to admit to Columbia University than Dartmouth College.
  • Columbia University has higher submitted SAT score (1,505) than Dartmouth College (1,490).
  • Columbia University has higher submitted ACT score (102) than Dartmouth College (100).
  • Columbia University has more students with 30,454 students while Dartmouth College has 6,509 students.
  • Columbia University has more full-time faculties with 1,555 faculties while Dartmouth College has 598 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Columbia University in the City of New York and Dartmouth College.
Columbia Universityvs.Dartmouth College
New York, New YorkLocationHanover, New Hampshire
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$59,430Tuition & Fees$55,453
4,916 (60.17%)Number Receiving Financial Aid2,369 (53.72%)
$41,752Average Amount of Financial Aid$44,751
6.61 %Acceptance Rates10.45 %
61.41 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)58.05 %
1,505SAT Score1,490
102ACT Score100
95 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate96 %
30,454Student Population6,509
1,555Number of Faculties598
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services