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 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%
  • 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
  • Distance to nearest train Harrisburg (18)
  • Distance to nearest bus Carlisle (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Harrisburg (30), Baltimore (100)
Student Housing
  • 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%
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 18,433
  • 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)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 350
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Art gallery, arts center, planetarium, observatory, scanning electron microscope.
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,846
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number of e-books 151,777
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 55
  • Number Of Microforms 168,332
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities Several science libraries, College archives, Rare book and manuscript collection, Jacobs collection (Asian documents and materials). Contemporary German studies center.
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 140
  • Number Of Books in Library 536,776
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • 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%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City