PO Box 1773 Carlisle, PA 17013-2896 717-245-1231
http://www.dickinson.edu admit@dickinson.edu
About Dickinson College
  • Year of Foundation 1783
  • Size of Campus 308 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,352
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56%, 44%, 75%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $41,170
  • Room and Board $10,430
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $65
  • Enrollment No. 2,330
Dickinson College, founded in 1773, is a highly selective, private residential liberal-arts college known for its innovative curriculum. Its mission is to offer students a useful education in the arts and sciences that will prepare them for lives as engaged citizens and leaders. The 180-acre campus of Dickinson College is located in the heart of historic Carlisle, Pa. The college offers 42 majors with an emphasis on international studies, has more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents and offers 13 modern languages.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Omicron Delta, Alpha Psi Omega, Eta Sigma Phi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Pi Sigma, Upsilon Delta Phi.
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Hillel, Interfaith Council, Isaiah Collequium, Lutheran Student Movement, Muslim Student Association, Newman Club (Roman Catholic), Presbyterian Campus Ministry, United Metho
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 24%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural club, African-American Society, Asian Social Interest Association, French, German, Indian Student Association, Italian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, Pan Celtic Society, Russian, Spanish, Students for Social
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 6
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Student-run public affairs symposium, multi-cultural week, and series of cultural events planned by student committees, student-run social space. Amani festival, Octubafest, Clarke Center events.
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Percent students who are frat members 19%
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Harrisburg (30), Baltimore (100)
  • Distance to nearest train Harrisburg (18)
  • Distance to nearest bus Carlisle (1)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • Number of students using college housing 92%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 63%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 16%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 61
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 7%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 151,777
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 168,332
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 55
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Several science libraries, College archives, Rare book and manuscript collection, Jacobs collection (Asian documents and materials). Contemporary German studies center.
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 536,776
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 140
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,433
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 350
  • Museums Art gallery, arts center, planetarium, observatory, scanning electron microscope.
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,846
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,018
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 30%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs IBM Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc., J.P. Morgan Chase & Company, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Fidelity Investments, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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