Dickinson College: Ranking & Review

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13721252
Top 8%

Dickinson College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate49%48%49%
Applicants5,9412,4043,537
Admissions2,8941,1641,730
Enrolled undergraduates607261346
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,3829971,385

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Dickinson College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$69,071$69,071
Off-campus$69,071$69,071
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,236 and other expenses per full academic year.

Dickinson College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,071 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$52,480$52,480
Fees for full-time undergraduates$450$450
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,640$1,640

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sTotal
Social Sciences141141
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8080
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4444
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3838
Psychology3737
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3535
Physical Sciences2323
Natural Resources and Conservation2121
History1919
English Language and Literature & Letters1717
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1616
Visual and Performing Arts1515
Philosophy and Religious Studies1414
Mathematics and Statistics1212
Legal Professions and Studies99
Public Administration and Social Service Professions88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Grand Total530530

A total of 530 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Dickinson College.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%78%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%

General info

Founded1773
MottoPietate et doctrina tuta libertas
Religion and learning, the bulwark of liberty
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementDickinson College was created explicitly for high purposes- to prepare young people, by means of a useful education in the liberal arts and sciences, for engaged lives of citizenship and leadership in the service of society.
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff899
Instructional FTE261
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.dickinson.edu
AddressCollege and Louther Streets
Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 17013-2896
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone7172435121
Fax+1 (717) 245 1442

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