About Dickinson College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Dickinson College cost?

Dickinson College Cost of Attendance
In-state $51,205
Out-of-state $51,205
On-Campus Room and Board $12,794
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,362
Average Annual Cost $34,409
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Dickinson College Financial Aid and Debt

89%

Students paying down their debt

$21,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$217

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 78% $30,135
Federal Grants 10% $5,503
Pell grants 10% $4,445
Other federal grants 10% $1,025
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 5% $3,501
Institutional grants or scholarships 73% $28,934
Student loan aid 47% $6,110
Federal student loans 40% $5,691
Other student loans 10% $9,952

Dickinson College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Dickinson College Admissions

What is Dickinson College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 43%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 55% of applicants
SAT Reading 590-675
SAT Math 600-690
SAT Writing 590-680
ACT Submissions 27% of applicants
Composite Score 27-31

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Dickinson College Campus Life

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

80

Forbes Ranking

81%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

84%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 2427
Living on campus
Transfer Students 8%
Under Age 25 100%
Gender Balance
Men
42%
Women
58%

Student Diversity

49%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
70.87%
Unknown
15.70%
Hispanic or Latino
6.14%
Black or African American
4.33%
Asian
2.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.08%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.04%

Dickinson College Graduation Success

90%

First Year Student Retention

81%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$54,800

Average Salary After Graduation

About Dickinson College

Dickinson College was created explicitly for high purposes- to prepare young people, by means of a useful education in the liberal arts and sciences, for engaged lives of citizenship and leadership in the service of society.

Address

College and Louther Streets
Carlisle, PA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify