Dartmouth College, established in 1769, is a private Ivy League research university located in the rural town of Hanover, New Hampshire. It is home to Georgian American colonial-style buildings and gorgeous American Elm trees. It has over 4,200 undergraduate students and very high research activity. A majority of the students live on campus, and dining options are found all over the campus. The Greek scene is a major part of Dartmouth social life, with over 60% inducted into sororities or fraternities The Green, located right In the middle of campus, is a great place to study or chat.. The surrounding town is safe, the people familiar and campus walkable. It’s also extremely commutable, with a convenient bus system. Notable Dartmouth alumni include Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Frost, funny woman Mindy Kaling and beloved & adorably witty children’s writer Dr. Seuss. Dartmouth College, with its incredibly loyal alumni network and peaceful location, has a passionate and involved student body.