Cancel Forgot Password?

Dickinson College

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studiesafrican Studies; American Studies; Asian Studies (East); Italian Studies; Latin American Studies; Near And Middle Eastern Studies; Women&Apos;S Studiesbiological And Biomedical Sciencesbiochemistry; Biology/Biological Sciences; Neurosciencebusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesinternational Business/Trade/Commercecomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer And Information Sciencesenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsclassics And Classical Languages; French; German; Russian; Spanishhistoryhistorylegal Professions And Studieslegal Studiesmathematics And Statisticsmathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesmedieval And Renaissance Studiesnatural Resources And Conservationenvironmental Science; Environmental Studiesphilosophy And Religious Studiesjewish/Judaic Studies; Philosophy; Religious Studiesphysical Scienceschemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Physicspsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionspublic Policy Analysissocial Sciencesanthropology; Archeology; Economics; International Relations And Affairs; Political Science And Government; Sociologyvisual And Performing Artsdance; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Fine/Studio Arts; Music


Admission: 5,818 applied; 2,340 admitted; 602 enrolled

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application, early decision, early action, deferred entrance
Application fee: $65
Required: essay or personal statement, high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation
Recommended: minimum 3 GPA, interview
Application deadlines: 2/1 (freshmen), 2/1 (out-of-state freshmen), 4/1 (transfers)
Early decision: 11/15 (for plan 1), 1/15 (for plan 2)
Notification: 3/20 (freshmen), 3/20 (out-of-state freshmen), 12/15 (early decision plan 1), 2/15 (early decision plan 2), 2/1 (early action), continuous until 5/1 (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
2,386 Undergraduate Students, 55% Women, 45% Men, 0.8% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
3% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 6% Hispanic/Latino, 0.0% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.0% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 1% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
7% Representing 48 Other Countries
Housing Info
95% Live On Campus

Campus Life

On-Campus Residence Required Through Senior Year
Coed, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, Choral Group, Student Senate, Commserv, Multi-Organization Board, Hillel, Spectrum, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
Student Senate, Commserv, Multi-Organization Board, Hillel, Spectrum
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Student Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling, Women&Apos;S Center
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Accelerated Degree Program, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (B)Unusual Degree Programs: 3-2 Engineering With Case Western Reserve University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University&Apos;S Fu Foundation School Of Engineering And Applied Science; Nursing With Johns Hopkins University School Of Nursing; Pre-Law With The Dickinson School Of Law Of The Penn State University 3/3School Calendar: Semesters


Member:Ncaadivision:All Division III


Total: 253Full-Time: 83% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 10 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2013&-14)
One-time required fee:$25
Comprehensive fee:$57,662 includes full-time tuition ($45,644), mandatory fees ($450), and room and board ($11,568). Part-time tuition: $5710 per course
Required fees:$56 per course part-time
Room and board:college room only: $5966. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:senior citizens and employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2013,1,381 applied for aid, 1,228 were judged to have need, 754 had their need fully met. 928 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $2253). 180 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $3718)
In 2013,336 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:96%
Average financial aid package:$36,427
Average need-based loan:$5149
Average need-based gift aid:$30,707
Average non-need-based aid:$10,870
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$24,739
Financial aid deadline:2/1

Colleges you might like...

Advanced Search Options

Search your needs below, and view information about the schools that meet those needs by clicking "Search."
Step 1: Select Subject Area(s)
Step 2: Select Major(s) that Interest You
Complete step 1 before selcting a major
Step 3: Select Degree Level

Forgot Your Password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email.

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.