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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
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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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
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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
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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
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, 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

5,375
Applied
2,776
Accepted
1,932
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

3,246
Females Applied
1,753
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,129
Males Applied
1,023
Males Accepted
48%
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 620 690
SAT Math 600 690
ACT Composite 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

58,158
Private
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Fees

550
Full-time student fees
15,252
Room & board
7,866
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

48,617
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,405
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
42,795
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,600
Avg. Loan Aid
15,259
Avg. Grant Aid
43,398
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
99.1%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
89%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,932
Total Undergrad students
73%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (40.63%)
Female (59.37%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 65%

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:
Spring Fest, 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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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Admissions Volunteers, Outing Club, WDCV Radio Station, Student Senate and Multi-Organization 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
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

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