We are excited to get to know you through the application process.

We want to know who you are, what you have accomplished and to what you aspire. When you come to Dickinson, we give you the freedom to discover whatever it is you’re passionate about, get hands-on and go with it.

Institutions, like people, have personalities and character. Your application will help us understand you and how your values and interests align with ours. Be sure to sign up to receive more information and connect with your regional counselor so we can get to know you better. Good luck!

Please note that the college will be closed for winter break beginning Saturday, December 20, reopening on Monday, January 5. Should you have any questions or concerns, we will look forward to speaking with you and answering your questions when we reopen on Monday, January 5. Thank you!


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Please apply online through the Common Application. Applications will be considered for enrollment in fall 2015.

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