Please read the application instructions carefully before starting your application.
Deadline to receive notification by March 15.
Accepted students must send a deposit by April 15 to reserve a place in the program.
Deadline to receive notification by April 20.
Accepted students must send a deposit by May 15 to reserve a place in the program.
Applications are processed within one month, on a space-available basis.
Wait-list notifications start April 15.
Submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores.
Visit the ETS website <ets.org> and use code code: 3360
Solicit three letters of recommendation.
Instruct recommenders to complete the online evaluation form and submit a letter on official letterhead with original signatures and contact information. If a letter must be mailed, go to the “Downloadable Forms” area within the application. Recommenders may mail their letter in a sealed envelope to the address at the bottom of this page. Letters should come from the applicant's current college professors. However, applicants with work or military experience or currently in another graduate program may solicit letters from a current or former employer, a former college professor, or another professional or community contact.
Upload or mail one official, original transcript from each college or university attended.
Non-English records must include an English translation along with originals. With non-American-style transcripts, the applicant must include a certified record of courses, grades, degrees, and class rank.
Submit “Statement of Purpose” and essay prompt response.
See application's MEM supplemental page.
Applicants who have not, or will not, earn a degree from a US institution ONLY.
Photocopies or scores sent from an applicant will NOT be accepted. When making the request during test pre-registration, it is NOT necessary to include a department code. IELTS scores may be sent to "Dartmouth College." ETS code is 3360.
A campus visit is strongly encouraged in order to meet with faculty and staff, enjoy lunch with current students, and, if time allows, attend a class.
To schedule a visit, contact us at +1 (603) 646-2606 or
Applicants who visit campus before February 15 will not be asked for an additional interview.
Applicants who are unable to visit campus and are finalists in the admission process may be asked to interview via Skype. These applicants will be contacted directly.
To be considered for need-based financial aid, complete the application for financial aid along with your MEM application. Late financial aid applications will still be accepted, but aid may be capped at 20% of tuition rather than 40%.