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Dickinson College

Majors & Degrees


Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S
Majors
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

Admissions


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

Test Scores:

Applying
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


Housing
On-Campus Residence Required Through Senior Year
Options
Coed, Disabled Students, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Activities
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

Athletics


Athletics
Member:Ncaadivision:All Division III

Faculty


Faculty
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


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