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COLLEGE PROFILE

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$60,208
Tuition and Fees
$46,119
Room and Board
$11,568
Books and Supplies
$1,021
Other Expenses
$1,500
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@dickinson.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline November 15
Final deadline February 1
Award NotificationOn or about March 20
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003253
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants417 (69.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need342 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid335 (98.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met283 (84.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Award$34,269
Need-Based Gift
Received by 322 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,030
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 293 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,679
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift78 (13.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,770
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,472 (62.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,324 (56.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,311 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met908 (69.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met96%
Average Award$36,221
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,269 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,004
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,202 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,367
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 100 (7.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift274 (11.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,084
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$25,574
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Military Science
Number of Awards
679
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
31
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,248
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.58 3.91 632 636 631 28
Low 2.80 3.07 480 490 500 20
High 4.00 4.70 800 760 800 33
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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