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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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Jimmy Stewart Certain to Step-out of the Shadows

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
The Villages, Florida
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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 581 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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. (TripAdvisor asks regarding Dickinson College.. "recommended length of visit" but does not offer a "three... More 

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
military-all over world
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Dickinson College is a great, private, liberal arts college with a student body across a multiple lines of diversity. Faculty, administrative and support staff truly care for the students. Located in beautiful, historic Carlisle, PA.

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Baltimore, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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.

South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Courthouse067
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

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

Thank C K
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

Thank Roseann B
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Carlisle, PA, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank 283CharlesrM

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