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Dickinson College

High Street (US Route 11), PO Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013
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Ranked #2 of 20 attractions in Carlisle
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jun 18, 2014
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Milton, Georgia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
202 attraction reviews
539 helpful votes 539 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a top notch school on a beautiful campus with buildings that are largely historical and match each other in look and feel. If you are interested in a liberal arts education that will serve you well then you should check this place out. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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Mill Valley, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
27 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our son recently graduated, and during each of our visits to this liberal arts college we found the architecture and grounds on campus to be quite lovely. He made life-long friends, and received a comprehensive education.

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Walnut Creek, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The locale is peaceful and relaxed but the students clearly have a passion for a high quality education. The curriculum certainly is varied enough to capture the interests of even the most uninspired young student.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Quintessential college campus, right out of a movie. Lovely people, students are friendly and helpful.

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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We recently travelled from Western Massachusetts to Carlisle, Pennsylvania to explore Dickinson for my 17 year old daughter, as a potential college. It is a beautiful school with an interesting history, that clearly values its history, and sees its place as it moves towards the future. The information session was interesting, while the tour was good but not great. The... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Toured this past weekend. Lovely campus. Great sense of school pride and community. Beautiful grounds and buildings. Incredible history and tradition.

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115 reviews 115 reviews
47 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Dickinson has done a great deal to make this a really nice looking campus, and it fits in nicely with the historic parts of Carlisle which is very close by. The college has done a good job of making the campus more green through the extended use of their agricultural programs. good place to go on the college circuit a... More

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Beautiful campus, great dining on campus, excellent tour and information session. The location of the college is convenient for walking to shops and restaurants.

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Newville, Pennsylvania
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229 reviews 229 reviews
102 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

As a local I have driven through the campus for years. Beautiful campus, many people comment on the trees, however I like going through the campus with no leaves on the trees since you can see the buildings better. The campus has some older buildings and some newer ones with interesting architectural features. My employer is working on the campus... More

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Dickinson, an excellent college established in 1783, offers a wonderful international program. It has a beautiful campus and a well-stocked book store and a modern, hi-tech library. A must on everyone's college tour.

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