Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)

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Dickinson College is ranked 52 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 52%
Applicants who took ACT 25%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+17%
600-69956%
600+73%

SAT Math Score

700+26%
600-69951%
600+77%

ACT Score

30-3640%
24-2958%
24+99%

Students applied6,031
Students admitted2,841
Admission rate47%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,730
Fees$475
Room and board$12,794
Estimated book expense$1,130
Total cost$65,129

Cost after need-based aid$29,786
Cost after non-need-based aid$54,612

Average debt at graduation$28,108

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,300

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met99%
Average need-based aid$35,343
Average non-need-based aid$10,517

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,420

Full-Time

Men1,006
Women1,385

Part-Time

Men12
Women17

Freshmen retained92%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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