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
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Take a challenging class 265 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

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