Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)

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Dickinson College is ranked 46 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 90 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 49%
Applicants who took ACT 25%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+20%
600-69954%
600+74%

SAT Math Score

700+28%
600-69951%
600+79%

ACT Score

30-3648%
24-2950%
24+97%

Students applied6,172
Students admitted2,667
Admission rate43%

Students per faculty9

4-year graduation rate81%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,480
Fees$475
Room and board$13,236
Estimated book expense$1,170
Total cost$67,361

Cost after need-based aid$29,544
Cost after non-need-based aid$56,443

Average debt at graduation$26,908

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met99%
Average need-based aid$37,817
Average non-need-based aid$10,918

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,420

Full-Time

Men986
Women1,390

Part-Time

Men14
Women30

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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