Dickinson College, , Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Dickinson College

Company Name: Dickinson College
State: Pennsylvania
County: Cumberland
City/town: Carlisle
Post: 17013
Phone: (717)243-5121
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
FICE code: 003253
OPE ID code: 325300
Date Approved: 2003-01-29
Web site: http://www.dickinson.edu/
Status: Active

Review: Dickinson College is a private, residential liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Originally established as a Grammar School in 1773, Dickinson was chartered September 9, 1783, five days after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, making it the first college to be founded in the newly-recognized United States. Dickinson was founded by Benjamin Rush, a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and named in honor of a signer of the Constitution, John Dickinson, who was later the President of Pennsylvania. Dickinson College is America's 16th oldest college. With over 180 full-time faculty members and an enrollment of nearly 2,400 students, Dickinson is known for its curriculum and international education programs. Dickinson sponsors 12 study centers in other countries. In 2007 Dickinson's endowment topped $300 million, more than double its total from ten years before. Dickinson College is not to be confused with the Dickinson School of Law, which abuts the campus but has not been associated with the college since the late 19th century. The law school merged with Pennsylvania State University in 1997, and its students study at both the Carlisle and State College campuses. Dickinson is sometimes mistaken for, yet has no relation to, Fairleigh Dickinson University, a private university in the state of New Jersey.

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Dickinson College, Complete Academic Data

Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Student to Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 2,376
Undergraduate Population: 2,376
Percent Admitted: 49.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1200-1368
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 44%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 56%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 5.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 76.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 98.5%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 1.5%

Dickinson College, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $41,520
Out of State Tuition: $41,520
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Total Annual Cost: $54,450

Dickinson College, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 64.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 57.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $32,863,742
Undergraduate Application Fee: $65

Dickinson College, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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