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COLLEGE PROFILE

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,289
Tuition and Fees
$47,717
Room and Board
$11,972
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$1,550
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 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants425 (68.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need363 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid361 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met260 (72.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met98%
Average Award$36,977
Need-Based Gift
Received by 348 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,317
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 330 (91.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,489
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 23 (6.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift82 (13.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,085
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,381 (59.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,228 (52.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,225 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met754 (61.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met96%
Average Award$36,427
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,189 (97.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,707
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,105 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,642
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 85 (6.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift336 (14.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,870
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$24,739
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
818
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
30
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
$2,253
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.52 3.87 620 646 634 29
Low 2.50 2.68 480 490 440 21
High 4.00 4.90 770 800 800 34
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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