Is Dickinson a Good School for the Money?
Dickinson College Value Report
What is a Dickinson degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Dickinson with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.
Within Pennsylvania, Dickinson is a Great Quality for a Good Price.
Dickinson College is ranked #10 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #40 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value.
This makes it a great quality for a good price in the state.
Fair Value Nationwide
Dickinson College is ranked #636 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Dickinson College is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Purdue University - Main Campus||$145,266||A|
|Mount Holyoke College||$178,290||B|
|Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus||$183,954||B-|
|University of Wisconsin - Madison||$192,741||C+|
|University of California - Davis||$198,353||C+|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $196,704 For That Piece of Paper
The Dickinson time to graduate is about 4.04 years and will cost an estimated $48,689 per year. This brings the total cost to 196,704.
|Average Yearly Cost||$48,689|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.04|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$196,704|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average Dickinson student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Dickinson degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Net price can vary based on your unique situation.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Dickinson value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$298,370||#719||C|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$160,982||#552||B-|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$298,370||#49||C+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$160,982||#35||B|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.
About 77% of Dickinson students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Dickinson financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Dickinson cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.