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.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class*

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590-680

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

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 58%
Men 42%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 90%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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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 93%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 486 136 5 0 627

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