Dickinson College

Dickinson College Ranking

country rank: 279
world rank: 729

University Overview

Dickinson College ranking, established in 1773, is a non-profit private liberal arts college based in the city of Carlisle, Pennsylvania (population range of 10,000-49,999). Dickinson College ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Dickinson College provides a variety of courses and services that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 247-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Dickinson College also has a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Dickinson College Ranking

University Identity

Name Dickinson College
Founded 1773
Motto Pietate et doctrina tuta libertas Religion and learning, the bulwark of liberty
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address College and Louther Streets Carlisle 17013-2896 Pennsylvania United States
Tel +1 (717) 243 5121
Fax +1 (717) 245 1442

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office PO Box 1773 Carlisle 17013-2896 (717) 245 1375 800 644 1773

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Dickinson College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 412,049 physical volumes, 25,705 physical media, 186,596 digital/electronic medium and 506 licensed digital/electronic databases. Dickinson College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Dickinson College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,178 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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