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COLLEGE PROFILE

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$65,441
Tuition and Fees
$49,489
Room and Board
$12,362
Books and Supplies
$1,090
Other Expenses
$2,500
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 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants422 (68.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need354 (83.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid352 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met238 (67.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met99%
Average Award$38,630
Need-Based Gift
Received by 341 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,363
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 303 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,871
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 37 (10.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift94 (15.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,044
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,420 (61.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,275 (55.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,267 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met733 (57.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met96%
Average Award$38,290
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,228 (96.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,786
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,124 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,089
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 102 (8.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift340 (14.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,151
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$25,392
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
7.0%
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
813
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, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
45
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans' Children, Veterans, Children and Siblings of Alumni
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,313
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.59 4.11 624 622 615 30
Low 2.20 3.30 386 400 380 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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