Dickinson College
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013
What Makes Us Special

About Dickinson College

Dickinson College is a nationally recognized liberal-arts institution chartered in 1783 in Carlisle, Pa. Devoted to its revolutionary roots, the college maintains the mission of founder Benjamin Rush—to provide a useful education in the liberal arts and sciences. Known for its global curriculum, Dickinson offers more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents. The college is a leader among educational institutions committed to environmental sustainability and green initiatives.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Critical Reading600-690

* SAT scores are optional at Dickinson for all but merit scholarship applicants.

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 56%
Men 44%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 90%  Help

More About our Students

our students

Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

* Net tuition for each individual student may be lower or higher
depending on family income and student eligibility
and availability of grant aid.

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 9:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 94%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 467 140 5 0 612

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