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Dickinson College

20 S College St, Carlisle, United States
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Dickinson College, founded in 1773, is a highly selective, private residential liberal-arts college. The 180-acre campus of Dickinson College is located in the heart of historic Carlisle, Pa. The college offers 42 majors with an emphasis on international studies, has more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents and offers 13 modern languages.


2016 Senior Video Part 4: Describe Dickinson in One Sentence

It won't be long before we're celebrating the graduation of the class of 2017, so let's take a #TBT look back at how members of the class of 2016 took on the challenge of describing Dickinson in one sentence!

Springtime on Campus

The campus is in bloom and our students are heading outside to enjoy the warmer weather. #dsonphotos

Springtime on Campus

Life Beyond the Limestone | Dickinson College

"From the creeks of Cumberland Valley to the mountains of Rwanda and the glaciers of Iceland, my Dickinson experience has instilled a sense of connection to our global community and intertwined environments. I feel prepared for the changes ahead and know that my time at Dickinson has prepared me for the unexpected.” --Kirsten Walsh '17 (environmental science), who will commission as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army as an engineer officer. #dson2017

Research Revealed | Dickinson College

The 32nd Annual Science Student Research Symposium highlights wide-ranging work with potential implications on climate change, sustainable pest control and more. Congrats to all of the students represented for their incredible research!

Life Beyond the Limestone | Dickinson College

"I believe that the skills I have learned abroad will be an incredible asset to me as I embark on my next journey as a Peace Corps volunteer.” --Monica Thapa ’17 #dson2017

Dickinson College's cover photo

Dickinson College's cover photo

Timeline Photos

Students gathered for Holi, the Hindu festival of color, which celebrates the victory of good over evil, love and forgiveness and marks the beginning of spring and end of winter. #dsonphotos (Photo by Wesley Lickus '17)

Timeline Photos

On Viruses and Adrenaline | Dickinson College

From researching influenza to skydiving and scuba diving, biochemistry & molecular biology major Nancy Gomez ’18 is not afraid to jump into life headfirst.

Gem Among Gems | Dickinson College

If you’ve taken part in the Dickinson-in-Spain study abroad program (and chime in if you have), you’ll understand why it’s being awarded a Medal of Honor for its contributions to Spanish-U.S. cultural exchange. #dsonproud

Dickinson Magazine: The Pride Pages

“The privilege of a liberal-arts education has enabled me to see connections that others may not readily observe, to think holistically and to communicate to different audiences effectively.” - Mojdeh Bahar ’94 (Full story:

Engaged Network | Dickinson College

Last week, Dickinson became the first liberal-arts college to join the Engagement Scholarship Consortium. #dsonproud

Taking a Chance | Dickinson College

At 16, he went on a solo-backpacking trip for two months in Vietnam with a budget of $5/day. Meet Jean-Daniel Goblet ’18, who came from Brussels, Belgium, to study at Dickinson.