How to apply
No better time than now
Each year the Tuck Business Bridge Program is completely enrolled by May. So we encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible, even before you have all of the required supporting materials. Once we receive your application, we will work with you through the remainder of the admissions process.
We accept applications from rising juniors through students who have recently graduated and advanced degree students in a non-business field of study. Business majors and graduates with more than one year of full-time business-related experience are considered over qualified for Bridge.
Here are the basics of applying to Bridge. Our FAQ section contains complete details.
•Online application including three brief essays.
•Official transcripts from your undergraduate institution. Ask your registrar's office to send your transcripts to:
Tuck Business Bridge Program
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
100 Tuck Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
•A copy of your SAT or ACT scores.
SAT scores one or more years old are archived. Contact the College Board to have your scores sent directly to the address above. Supply them with this Bridge Program code: 3902. The College Board charges a fee for this service.
ACT scores two or more years old are archived. You may call ACT customer service at 319-337-1313 and ask them to send your scores directly to us at the above address. Supply them with this Bridge Program code: 6727. The ACT charges a fee for this service.
If you school’s deans or admissions office has your scores on file, you may ask them to fax a copy to 603-646-1773, addressed "Attention: Tuck Bridge Program" on the fax cover sheet.
•One letter of recommendation from faculty (from a course in which you have been enrolled), two letters for rising juniors. Request letters from your professors through the online application.
•TOEFL scores are required for international students and international students must also apply for a visa.
Bridge sessions in 2014
Session 1: June 9 – July 3
Session 2: July 14 – August 8
Both Bridge sessions have the same curriculum and career development activities.
Application Deadlines in 2014
Round 1: January 1
Round 2: February 15
Round 3: March 15
Round 4: April 15
We must receive your application, official undergraduate transcript, and letters of recommendation by the deadlines below. If you self-report SAT or ACT scores, we will evaluate your application before your official scores to arrive. However, we will not evaluate your application without an official transcript.
Applicants will be notified of admission decisions approximately three to four weeks after each application deadline.
Fees and financial aid
The cost of the program is $10,200 in 2014. The fee covers tuition, room, most meals, books, and activities. Bridge offers limited financial aid in the form of grants and scholarships.