You’ll hear that these are "uncertain times," that current events are “unprecedented.” But all times are uncertain, everything meaningful is unprecedented and success is always a moving target. That’s why Dickinson has a robust support system in place for students and graduates to ensure that we can maintain numbers like this:

Dickinson Edge - Positioned on the edge of what the world needs

98% of Dickinsonians are employed, in grad school, undertaking meaningful volunteer work or engaged in a fellowship within one year of graduation.

Dickinson is a very different kind of liberal-arts college. Results like that don’t happen by accident, and Dickinson has a career-focused superstructure in place to make sure it does, year after year. Together they keep Dickinson poised on the edge of what the world needs.


REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE

REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE

94% of the class of 2019 completed an internship, research, externship, service learning or field experience course.

PRINCETON REVIEW HONOR ROLL

PRINCETON REVIEW HONOR ROLL

Dickinson is one of only 25 schools in the nation to consistently receive a 99 green rating in the Princeton Review Green Honor Roll.

MAKE YOUR MARK

MAKE YOUR MARK

Dickinson is #7 on the Princeton Review’s 2019 list of Best Schools for Making an Impact.

TOP 5 FOR GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

TOP 5 FOR GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES

Dickinson is consistently ranked among the top 5 colleges for long-term study abroad. More than 60% of students study off campus, many for a year or more.


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The college has pledged that every student who wants an INTERNSHIP will get one. Nothing gets your foot in the door faster than getting your whole body there first.

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Our extensive network of agreements with top GRADUATE SCHOOLS helps students work toward postgraduate life while still a Dickinson undergrad.

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Our graduates have had STAGGERING SUCCESS: as a quick example, 95% of 2019 graduates applying to medical school were accepted, while it was 94% for law school applicants.


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RETURN ON INVESTMENT

The median 30-year ROI of a Dickinson education is $1 million—Bloomberg BusinessWeek, which ranked Dickinson one of the 50 “Holy Grail,” low-cost, high-return colleges.

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VALUE AND AFFORDABILITY

Dickinson offers $60 million in annual scholarships and aid. “The liberal arts always situates graduates on the road for success.” —Inside Higher Ed


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Our Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development is a dedicated group whose mission is to ensure the success of both our students and graduates—and the race to success has no finish line. MORE


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For a quick and easy taste of what an eventual career might look like, we encourage students to take on an EXTERNSHIP, with job-shadowing opportunities available around the world.

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For another quick bite at a career, we offer MICROINTERNSHIPS, shortterm, paid, professional projects posted by employers across a wide range of industries.

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We have a general collection of RESOURCES that’s as exhaustive as it is focused, so students can find exactly the type of help they’re looking for and quickly find out how to get it.


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Our active alumni are always ready and willing to help, offering internships, job postings, interview coaching, career advice and more. While a new initiative serves as another bridge between their success and the success of our students.



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