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Dickinson College

High Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
+1 717-243-5121
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Lovely Campus in Downtown Carlisle

We were walking in the downtown area and stopped at the college. Beautiful historic campus and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark H
Laurel, Maryland
Beautiful campus

Landscaping is beautiful and focused on sustainability with many areas planted with edibles... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Marianne S
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“liberal arts” (6 reviews)
“old west” (3 reviews)
High Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
+1 717-243-5121
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking in the downtown area and stopped at the college. Beautiful historic campus and grounds. Nice area to walk.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Landscaping is beautiful and focused on sustainability with many areas planted with edibles. Lovely, stone buildings. Borders Carlisle town.

Thank Marianne S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our first visit with our son, who is in the process of looking at colleges. They had a visit day, Discover Dickinson, which was very informative. We were really impressed with the school and what it has to offer. The admissions staff and students who...More

Thank dclmom34
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

First time on campus. Impressed with admissions staff. Very nice college campus. Admissions person who conducted the information session had some very thoughtful comments about the benefits of a liberal arts education which articulated something that I had understood at a gut level and she...More

Thank ommm77
Reviewed 12 June 2017

One of the great colonial college campuses in the USA. Worth a visit, including the Trout Gallery and the main campus. Visit the science center if you have the time.

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were given clear directions how to get to Dickinson from the museum; it took just a few minutes at a leisurely pace. I would have liked to explore the campus more--we just went to the bookstore--however, I don't know if we would have been...More

Thank 76desert
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Joseph Priestly's air gun and burning lens on display at this old School. Lots of history here in the town. Charming campus, walking distance to some of the town's shops, but a drive to Wal*Mart. Some professors reported as unrealistic in their grading. Junior abroad...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited to tour. My daughter's second visit after she was accepted. This campus is just beautiful. We love al open areas, the buildings, the dorm rooms sizes are comfortably roomy, the red adirondack chair all around the grounds adds to the beautiful sight.

1  Thank mbellastyle
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Every nostalgic archetype of the perfect college campus is manifest in this delicious spot! Eager, fresh faced scholars chatter while lofty minded professors amble about this idyllic campus. At any moment, in elbow-patched herringbone jacket, Jimmy Stewart is certain to step out of the shadows....More

2  Thank johnfjohnston
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Travel with my daughter for a campus tour and we love everything about Dickinson College. Campus is beautiful and historic. The personal treatment we reveived in admissions was excellent. We also enjoyed walking and eating at Carlisle. What a great College to attend.

Thank Alfonso L
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