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Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)

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Dickinson College is ranked 50 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 97 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 50%
Applicants who took ACT 26%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+19%
600-69952%
600+71%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69957%
600+80%

ACT Score

30-3646%
24-2953%
24+99%

Students applied5,700
Students admitted2,742
Admission rate48%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,014
Fees$475
Room and board$12,362
Estimated book expense$1,090
Total cost$62,941

Cost after need-based aid$30,155
Cost after non-need-based aid$52,790

Average debt at graduation$25,392

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met96%
Average need-based aid$32,786
Average non-need-based aid$10,151

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,364

Full-Time

Men973
Women1,359

Part-Time

Men18
Women14

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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