Dickinson College

#58 in Liberal Arts Colleges

  • Private (not-for-profit)4 Years (or High)Carlisle, PADegree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or aboveBachelor's degree2,420 Students43.21 % Acceptance Ratio9:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
    Dickinson College is a Private (not-for-profit) (4 Years or High) college located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It has a total enrollment of 2,420 and student to faculty ratio is 9:1. It is a Degree-granting, primarily baccalaureate or above school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Bachelor's degree. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 43.21% last year.
  • Open Admission Policy
    Acceptance Ratio43.21 %
    Admission Yield22.87 %
    Undergraduate Application Fees$65

    The acceptance ratio is 43.21% last year at Dickinson College where total 6,172 students applied and 2,667 were accepted.

  • Amounts
    Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$52,930
    On-Campus Living Costs$14,946
    Off-Campus Living Costs$14,946

    The tuition & fees at Dickinson College, for academic year 2017-2018 is $52,930.

    The living cost including room, board, and other expenses is $14,946 when living on campus and $14,946 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 Say it All about Dickinson College

Key Stats for Dickinson College

Costs of Attendance extremely expensive

Dickinson College$52,930
All U.S. Colleges$18,355
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges$25,799
4 Years or High Colleges$22,271
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania$32,750

Admission Chances difficult to get in


Admission Ratio

  • All U.S. Colleges66.99%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges63.95%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges66.20%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania64.90%

Financial Helps average in nation


Financial Aid Rates

  • All U.S. Colleges76.94%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges88.17%
  • 4 Years or High Colleges82.17%
  • Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania89.69%

Student Population small

Dickinson College2,420
All U.S. Colleges20,523,036
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges4,211,617
4 Years or High Colleges14,093,854
Private (not-for-profit), 4 Years or High Colleges in Pennsylvania300,521

Graduation Rates very high completion rate


Graduation Rate

  • All U.S. Colleges47.15%
  • 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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