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Dickinson Housing Costs

$7,866 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$7,386 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,324 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$1,928 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

How Do Dickinson's Room and Board Costs Compare to Other Colleges?

Make a good financial choice for yourself by taking the true cost of college into account. Begin by understanding how much you will pay per year for housing, food, and more.

On this page you will find:

Dickinson Living Expenses In 2021, Dickinson students paid $7,866 for housing and $7,386 for dining.

The table below shows the average expected prices of on-campus and off-campus housing and meal plans for Dickinson College.

Expense On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $15,252 $15,252
— Housing       $7,866
— Meals       $7,386
Other Living Expenses $1,928 $1,991
Books and Supplies $1,324 $1,324
Total $18,504 $18,567

Over Four Years You Could Spend About $81,025 for Housing, Food and Other Stuff

There has been an average 3.6% price adjustment annually for the past five years in Dickinson housing and dining costs, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. Incoming first year students in 2022 should expect to pay approximately $19,179 for room, board and other costs based upon current trends. Those young people will likely end up spending somewhere around $19,880 in their second year, and $21,359 in their 4th year.

Four-year students will wind up paying a total of close to $81,025 in housing and dining expenses by the time they finish, while two-year students will pay a total of about $39,059.


* estimated

How to Finance Your Dickinson Education?

More on Your Campus Living Situation

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether Dickinson does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Question Answer
Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus? No
On-Campus Housing Capacity 2,118

Room, Board & Other Expenses are Above Average

Dickinson room, board, books, supplies and other expenses cost students $18,504, which is above the national average of $15,282.


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