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Dickinson University Acceptance Rate - How competitive is it?

I've been eyeing Dickinson University as one of my top choices for next year but I'm a little anxious... what's their acceptance rate? Do I need to be in the top 10% of my class to stand a chance?

22 days ago

Dickinson University, also known as Dickinson College, is a small liberal arts college located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. As per the most recent data available, Dickinson College is moderately competitive with an acceptance rate of around 34.9%.

The average high school GPA of the admitted students is around 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, which suggests that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Admitted students typically fall within the top 33% of their high school class. So, while it's not necessary to be in the top 10% of your class, you would generally want to be in the top third for a strong chance of admission.

Remember that these are averages, meaning that they also admit students who fall below these benchmarks, so don't be discouraged if you're not exactly there. Demonstrating your enthusiasm for learning, your skills and interests, and how you will contribute to the Dickinson community could also make a strong case.

As you go forward with your application process, consider not just grades and ranks but also look into how well-rounded your profile is in terms of extracurriculars, course rigor, letters of recommendation, and your personal essays.

22 days ago

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