Dickinson has been educating and inspiring global leaders since 1783.
OUR APPROACH INFUSES INTERCULTURAL AND GLOBAL EXPERIENCES AND LEARNING INTO EVERY CORNER OF CAMPUS, AND WE EXTEND THOSE ELEMENTS INTO OUR 18 DICKINSON-IN PROGRAMS ABROAD.
Dickinson offers study-abroad options in 24 countries including 18 Dickinson-run global programs, 30+ partner programs, Global Mosaics, summer offerings and winter and spring break trips tied to semesterlong and yearlong courses. Dickinson students represent 49 foreign countries and 14% of the student body is international. So it’s common to hear multiple languages spoken around campus, and there are a wealth of international clubs and organizations to further enhance our globally-focused majors, all helping to infuse a global perspective into everything we do.
More than50Study Abroad Optionson every inhabited continent on Earth
No. 5in the nation for long-term study abroad(Open Doors Report, Institute of International Education)
65%of Dickinsonians study abroad(compared to 16% nationally)including56% of science majors60% of student-athletes
We offer 18 GLOBAL PROGRAMS in 15 countries, established and entirely run by Dickinson, led by our faculty members, and located outside of major tourist centers to ensure our students have the most useful and immersive experience possible.
Dickinson is nationally ranked and internationally recognized as a leader in global education and TOP 10 FULBRIGHT-producing liberal-arts college.
Recipient of NAFSA’s 2019 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. Dickinson is the only college to win the award twice!
Dickinsonians Engage the World
98% of Dickinsonians are employed, completing an internship, attending graduate school or pursuing a fellowship one year after graduation.
90% of Dickinsonians volunteer in their communities.
95% contribute to nonprofit organizations
82% of graduates are active voters (50% higher than the national average)
Dickinson is a No. 8 Peace Corps top college in the small schools category (2016)
Dickinson serves as the home of the Forum on Education Abroad, a non-profit national membership organization recognized by the U.S. government as the only official Standards Development Organization for the field of education abroad. Following a lengthy review, The Forum on Education Abroad noted that Dickinson’s Center for Global Study & Engagement is to be congratulated on its ongoing efforts to not only implement current best practices but also to look ahead and maintain its valuable model in light of future trends.