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Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

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Overview

Dickinson College is a 4-year institution located in Carlisle, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1773
Admissions Office
Carlisle, PA  17013-2896
United States
Contact Catherine Davenport
VP Enrollment Management & Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1231
Fax: 717-245-1442

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Social And Philosophical Foundations Of Education Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,366
Applied
3,061
Accepted
2,173
Enrolled
48%
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Female Admissions

3,762
Females Applied
1,865
Females Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,604
Males Applied
1,196
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 23rd
Out of state Fall freshmen January 15th January 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 638 683
SAT Math 735 773

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

60,776
Private
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Fees

550
Full-time student fees
15,938
Room & board
8,220
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

52,124
Avg. Financial Aid Package
51,324
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
46,336
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,678
Avg. Loan Aid
18,736
Avg. Grant Aid
46,061
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
98.7%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
84%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,173
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students
72%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.54%
Black or African American 5.3%
White or Caucasian 64.95%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 4.46%
Two or more races 4.27%
Other 0.94%

Gender

Male (42.02%)
Female (57.98%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
International housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 99%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Springfest, All-College Formal and Drag Show

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Admissions Volunteers, Outing Club, WDCV Radio Station, Student Senate and MOB (Programming Board)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

266
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 209
Part-time - 57
Male - 131
Female - 135
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