Dickinson College

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.

Top 50% Pennsylvania Value
Top 10% Pennsylvania Quality

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.

State Value Ranking  40 out of 111
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  63.96 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Dickinson offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 5% National Quality

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.

National Value Ranking  636 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  56.79 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

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
Gettysburg College $181,501 B
Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus $183,954 B-
University of Wisconsin - Madison $192,741 C+
Dickinson College $196,704 C+
University of California - Davis $198,353 C+
Brandeis University $226,645 C-
Villanova University $229,825 C-
Barnard College $242,629 D+

*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.

Amount
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?

$160,982 In-State With Aid
$298,370 Avg Cost No Aid
4.04 Years to Graduate

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
All Students $196,704 #636 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+
All Students $196,704 #40 B-
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.

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