Diversity at Dickinson
Dickinson College is a diverse community that includes individuals from majority populations, historically under-represented populations, international students and scholars, and individuals from various socioeconomic levels—all having a wide variety of ideas, attitudes and beliefs.
Dickinson recognizes that each individual possesses multiple characteristics that comprise their identity and impact how they are perceived by and how they interact with others. These characteristics include but are not limited to race, age, color, gender, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, and disability status.
In its ongoing mission to build a more diverse campus community, Dickinson reaches out in many ways to reach students from varied racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Learn more
Dickinson also forms partnerships with organizations such as Philadelphia Futures
and the Posse Foundation
, which supports urban high-school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by the traditional college-selection process. LEARN MORE
Dickinson is committed to an expansive definition of a diverse curriculum—from individual courses, cross-cultural and foreign-language requirements to self-developed majors and interdisciplinary programs, including:
With more than 40 study-abroad programs on six continents in 24 countries, Dickinson offers unparalleled global opportunities:
Committed to fostering a fully inclusive campus community, Dickinson offers a broad range of resources and assistance for students, faculty and staff interested in diversity.