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Dickinson College

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Address: High Street (US Route 11), Carlisle, PA 17013
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+1 717-243-5121

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Just walked around after visiting the museum

We were given clear directions how to get to Dickinson from the museum; it took just a few minutes at a leisurely pace. I would have liked to explore the campus more--we just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Virginia
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West Virginia
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235 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given clear directions how to get to Dickinson from the museum; it took just a few minutes at a leisurely pace. I would have liked to explore the campus more--we just went to the bookstore--however, I don't know if we would have been permitted. Many schools monitor visitors due to security reasons. Nevertheless, we walked around the spacious... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Joseph Priestly's air gun and burning lens on display at this old School. Lots of history here in the town. Charming campus, walking distance to some of the town's shops, but a drive to Wal*Mart. Some professors reported as unrealistic in their grading. Junior abroad at Malaga and East Anglia have some kinks to be sorted out. Some dorms updated.... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited to tour. My daughter's second visit after she was accepted. This campus is just beautiful. We love al open areas, the buildings, the dorm rooms sizes are comfortably roomy, the red adirondack chair all around the grounds adds to the beautiful sight.

1 Thank mbellastyle
The Villages, Florida
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1,236 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 745 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

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 

2 Thank johnfjohnston
Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 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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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 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.

Thank militarylife
Baltimore, United States
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203 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 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
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 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.

Thank South_Park_Aardvark
Camp Hill
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432 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 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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120 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

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

Thank C K

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