Dickinson College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Carlisle, PA, Dickinson College is one of the best universities in the state of Pennsylvania. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Dickinson College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Dickinson College.

PO Box 1773 Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Phone: (800) 644-1773
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.dickinson.edu

Rankings: Dickinson College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 46
Score: 68
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.4
Graduation and retention ranking: 41
Average freshman retention rate: 90.8%
6-year graduation rate: 84.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 82%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 2
Faculty resources ranking: 55
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 67.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 10:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 92.7%
Student selectivity ranking: 47
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1190-1390
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 50%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 87%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 44.2%
Financial resources rank: 60
Alumni giving rank: 50
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 35.8%

Essential Facts: Dickinson College

  • Dickinson’s men’s basketball team won Centennial Conference titles in 2013 and 2015, and an at-Large bid to the NCAA tournament in 2014.
  • Chartered in 1783 by Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a prominent Philadelphia physician, Dickinson was the first college established in the new United States of America.
  • The college has an impressive 8-to-1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 15, so students can expect a lot of interaction with faculty.

Dickinson College History

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 91%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 21%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 24%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 85%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 23%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook