Dickinson College: Review & Facts

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Dickinson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,420 students enrolled. This school is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Fair
At Dickinson College you can earn your bachelor's degree.

Dickinson College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Biology, Business, Foreign Languages, and Economics. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
92%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Dickinson College student retention rate is very high at 92% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Dickinson College is very good: 86%.

Student to faculty ratio at Dickinson College is good - 10:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,600
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $49,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Dickinson College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500, which totals $49,600 annually.

Read the details about Dickinson College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
47%
Doable
According to recent data, 6,031 applications were submitted and 2,841 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

Dickinson College will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Dickinson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Dickinson College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dickinson College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Dickinson College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 2,200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable, nearly $6,400 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Dickinson College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Dickinson College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dickinson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Dickinson College, College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896, USA
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