Dickinson College

Private 4 Years (or High) school in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

#85 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Dickinson College is a private (not-for-profit) (4 years or high) college located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 2,399 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance rate at Dickinson College is 49.14% last year (undergraduate school).

    The average salary after 10 years of graduation is $64,100 after graduating from Dickinson College. The salary range by major programs is from $23,500 to $49,900 after graduating the school.

    Dickinson College is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Dickinson College Rankings

  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Rate49.14 %
    Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.68 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$65
    Graduate Application Fees-$1

    The acceptance rate of Dickinson College is 49.14% where total 6,248 students have applied and 3,070 were accepted to admit. The yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 20.68% where 635 students finally enrolled out of 3,070 accepted students

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$56,523
    On-Campus Living Costs$16,066
    Off-Campus Living Costs$16,066

    The tuition & fees at Dickinson College, for academic year 2019-2020 is $56,523.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $16,066 when living on campus and $16,066 when living off campus.

    Cost of Attendance
  • NCAA Member

    ROTC Program

    Campus Housing

    Study Abroad

    Career Counseling

    Employment Service

    Placement Service

    On-Campus Daycare

    Dickinson College provides various learning opportunities and services for their students. It includes NCAA Member, ROTC Program, Campus Housing, Study Abroad, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Placement Service and more.

    Explore campus life and get your opportunities at Dickinson College.

    Learning Opportunities & Services

The Numbers at Dickinson College

Key Stats for Dickinson College

Costs of Attendance very expensive

Dickinson College$56,523
All U.S. Colleges$15,474
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$22,854
4 Years or High Colleges$19,284
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$28,708

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Acceptance Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges68.10%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges65.20%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges67.14%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania66.69%

Financial Helps average


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges67.44%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges80.35%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges74.12%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania81.09%

Student Population small

Dickinson College2,399
All U.S. Colleges20,490,526
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,265,082
4 Years or High Colleges14,167,576
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania304,618

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges53.28%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges53.92%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges48.69%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.74%

Major Programs few programs


Major Programs

  • All U.S. Colleges70
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88
  • 4 Years or High Colleges109
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania114

Dickinson College's Mission

Dickinson 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.

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