Prospective International Students
Welcome to Carlisle, Our Global Community
Dickinson campus radiates a diversity of ideas, worldviews, and
approaches. Students and scholars from vastly different backgrounds and
experiences come together in Carlisle to form a truly global community.
International students hailing from more than three dozen countries across six
continents animate and enrich the campus conversation on issues of
international importance and contribute to the life and character of our
community in innumerable ways.
International Student and Scholar Support
The International Student and Scholar section
of the Center for Global Study and Engagement provides a broad range of support
for all international students -- from assistance with essential visa
documentation to guidance on winter break housing, storage, and tax
The College's guiding philosophy with respect
to international students has always been one of integration. Dickinson
strives to integrate international students into the campus community to the
maximum extent possible. But it does so while recognizing that certain
types of support are necessary and appropriate for helping international
students to manage the transition to academic and social life at the College.
The International Student and Scholars section coordinates closely with a
number of campus offices to ensure that international students have the tools
they need to be successful. Enhancing the quality of the academic, cultural,
and social experience of our international students and scholars is central to
the mission of the Center for Global Study and Engagement.
are an active and important part of the Dickinson Community. If you are
interested in applying for admission to Dickinson as a degree-seeking student,
please visit the College's Office of International Admissions for
information pertaining to application procedures and relevant deadlines.
also maintains a host of semester and year-long student exchange programs with
partner institutions abroad. Each year, the College welcomes dozens of exchange
students from its renowned partner universities across the globe, including the
University of Bologna, the University of Málaga, the University of Bremen, and
the National University of Cuyo in Mendoza, to name but a few. The exchange
programs are based on existing agreements with partner institutions. Contact
your school's international office to investigate available exchange options.
Frequently Asked Questions for Prospective International Students
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Services and Resources
- I-20 & DS-2019 form processing
- Immigration advising
- Verification and invitation letters
- Adjustment advising
- OPT & CPT certification
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Ask an International Student about their experience!
Mark your calendar with important dates from Admissions.
Questions? or email Admissions.
Want more information?
Interested?Apply to Dickinson today!