School of Graduate and Advanced Studies At A Glance

The School of Graduate and Advanced Studies was established in 2016, the first new school to be established at Dartmouth in a century. The first graduate degree was awarded in 1885, now the School oversees all PhD awards and has administrative oversight across 12 masters programs and an increasing number of interdisciplinary programs.

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a “research university with very high research activity.” Sponsored research attracted, FY 2016: $220 million

The School supports over 1,000 students and postdoctoral scholars and connects more than 4,000 alumni who are global leaders in academia, policy, industry, and business.

Tailored to respond to a faster-moving world, Dartmouth graduate programs are embedded in over 75 centers in 160 buildings across our 269-acre campus. Dartmouth offers an intellectual base surrounded by stunning natural beauty in all seasons.

Dartmouth offers full financial support to all students in doctoral programs; financial aid at the masters level varies by program. See a full list of our programs.