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Dickinson College

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Address: High Street (US Route 11), Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone Number: 717.243.5121
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A Very Fine College

The first thing you'll notice is the manicured campus. Located on High Street downtown Carlisle the college has a rich history. I never attended but I have spoken to three... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
EDDIE A
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Baltimore, United States
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Baltimore, United States
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing you'll notice is the manicured campus. Located on High Street downtown Carlisle the college has a rich history. I never attended but I have spoken to three graduates and they had nothing but good things to say about the college and town.

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South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great stop on the self-guided historic walking tour of Carlisle. The three original buildings on the east end of campus are the historic centerpiece of the college, with the Old West building, designed by Benjamin Latrobe, completed in 1822.

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Camp Hill
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348 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great campus where most buildings are limestone. Wonderful activities and academic education. Many chances for non students to participate.

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CDA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply put, this is a gorgeous small campus and worth a quick jog through to see its beauty and architecture.

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Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was a nice open campus liked walking around the campus. full of history! just letting our daughter see whats out there.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I can't address whether this is a nice college for education, but the campus is a very nice place to walk around. The red chairs are an interesting note, and the trees lovely, especially in fall. However, walking around isn't more than 15 minutes unless you are attending a college sports event. Going to a sports meet is a great... More 

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Thank Greg M
Carlisle, PA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Nice quiet campus that's nice to walk through at all times of the year. The buildings and layout give you the true old Mid-western/Northeastern vibe.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Gray college nestled in downtown Carlisle. Beautiful buildings with lots of open areas. Within walking distance of all different types of stores and restaurants. My only "downside "comment would be it's only a few blocks away from a bad section of town.

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Thank Stephanie S
Hudson Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

One of the colonial colleges in America, being founded in 1773, Dickinson is a beautiful and spectacular campus. The students and faculty are first rate and very helpful if you are touring campus. The arts programs are open to the public and the Trout Gallery presents wonderful exhibits. A must visit if you are in Carlisle, PA!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a beautiful campus. Loved all of it. Easy access to most everything. Right downtown, historic, yet modern. Close to great night life, restaurants, all in walking distance of the campus. Worth taking a tour if in the area.

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