Dartmouth is located in the neighboring towns of Hanover and Lebanon in the picturesque Upper Connecticut River Valley on the NH and VT border. Dartmouth is surrounded by a vibrant, academic and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life in a beautiful, rural setting. Amenities associated with urban areas in Boston MA, Burlington VT, and Montreal, QC are all within a few hours’ drive. Part of the esteemed Ivy League, Dartmouth is a private, four-year liberal arts college with an enrollment of nearly 6,000 students. It has an undergraduate college and graduate schools of business, engineering, and medicine, plus graduate programs in the arts and sciences. It's student-teacher ratio is about 8:1. It is also home to a number of centers and institutes including Children's Hospital at Dartmouth; Dartmouth Center on Addiction, Recovery, and Education; and Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling. Notable alumni include Daniel Webster, Robert Frost, Theodore "Dr. Seuss" Geisel, and Nelson Rockefeller.