Dickinson College

Dickinson College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Dickson College was established in 1773 and was named after John Dickinson a former U.S. President and one of the signers of the Constitution of the United States. It was founded by Benjamin Rush, one of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence. Dickison has a student body of approximately 2,300 and an academic staff of 245.

Dickinson is known for offering an innovative academic curriculum and an international education program superior to that offered at most top universities. It also offers a study abroad program that is very popular among students. Dickinson has education centers and study abroad programs in 12 foreign countries, including such places as Bologna, Italy; Malaga, Spain; and Toulouse, France.

Dickinson awards the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in various liberal arts and humanities fields. At the undergraduate level, the college offers 22 majors and 20 interdisciplinary majors. Dickinson also offers a 3+2 engineering program in partnership with Case Western Reserve University, Columbia University and Rensselear Polytechnic Institute. After 3 years of study at Dickinson, students then complete a 2 year engineering degree. Upon graduation students receive a B.S. in their chosen field from Dickinson and a B.S. in engineering from the engineering school.

General Information

Phone Number: (717) 243-5121
Address: College and Louther Streets, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013-2896
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,300+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's
In-State Tuition $ 39,837
Out-of-State Tuition $ 39,852
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Website Address: www.dickinson.edu

Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
International Business Trade Commerce
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
East Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish Judaic Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Visual and Performing Arts
Art Art Studies
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts

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