Dickinsonians never brag. Humility is one of our core values.

Our founder, after all, named the college after his friend and Founding Father, John Dickinson, rather than himself. Otherwise, we’d all be Rushians—which doesn’t roll off the tongue quite as well.

So when you refrain from bragging to friends and coworkers about your alma mater, these are just some of the things you might not mention: 
 


Certified Bee Campus USA Affiliate

Certified Bee Campus USA Affiliate

Recognized for its strides in raising awareness of the threats facing pollinators, Dickinson College has become the 56th certified "Bee Campus" in the nation.

Gold Bicycle Friendly University

Gold Bicycle Friendly University

The League of American Bicyclists has honored Dickinson with a gold Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the college’s achievements in promoting bicycling on campus.

No. 4  Top Green College

No. 4 Top Green College

Rounding out a year full of accolades for leadership in sustainability education and operations, Dickinson has been ranked fourth on The Princeton Review’s annual list of “Top 50 Green Colleges."

Washington Post Highlights Student Support

Washington Post Highlights Student Support

The Washington Post highlights how Dickinson's faculty play a critical role in identifying students that are struggling

No. 1 "Overall Top Performer"

No. 1 "Overall Top Performer"

Dickinson College is the No. 1 Overall Top Performer among baccalaureate institutions in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability


Cool School

Cool School

Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has again named Dickinson College one of its “Coolest Schools” for environmental sustainability.

Global Efforts Praised

Global Efforts Praised

Dickinson’s global efforts lauded in a new review by the Forum for Education Abroad.

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

The DICKINSON-IN-SPAIN study abroad program received a Medal of Honor from the Málaga Athenaeum.

10 Year Dickinson in NYC Anniversary

10 Year Dickinson in NYC Anniversary

Dickinson in New York celebrates decade of molding bright futures.

Expanding Access and Opportunity

Expanding Access and Opportunity

Dickinson joins 67 of the nation’s top colleges and universities in the AMERICAN TALENT INITIATIVE, which seeks to help more talented lower-income students enroll in and graduate from college.

Worldly Writing Center

Worldly Writing Center

Dickinson is the ONLY COLLEGE IN THE WORLD with a Writing Center that offers writing tutoring in 11 languages.

Top Teach for America School

Top Teach for America School

Dickinson is again recognized for contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to the corps.


Global Education Leader

Global Education Leader

The Institute of International Education again ranked Dickinson a top-five college for long-term study abroad.


Fulbright Success

Fulbright Success

The U.S. Department of State named Dickinson a “Top Fulbright-Producing College” for the seventh time in the past 12 years.