We want to know who you are, what you have accomplished and to what you aspire. 

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: To support access and reduce the cost of submitting a college application, Dickinson will accept self-reported standardized test scores beginning with the fall 2018 application cycle. We hope that this policy removes a potential barrier for students interested in seeking admission to Dickinson. For full details, please visit our standardized testing page.

So many areas have been affected by natural disasters recently and we do not want this to impact your ability to apply to Dickinson. If you have been impacted, please contact the Admissions Office for an application fee waiver and to discuss any challenges in gathering your application materials or the need for a deadline extension.

Specific application information is available for transfer and international applicants. 


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Please apply online through the Common Application. Applications will be considered for enrollment in fall 2018.

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Dickinson is committed to recognizing superior talent, regardless of financial need, as we seek to assemble a class that will contribute to our distinctive community.

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