Dickinson College is a liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Benjamin Rush founded it in 1783. It is one of the first colleges in the United States. The college is named after John Dickinson. He and Rush were signers of the US Declaration of Independence. Dickinson was originally the Carlisle Grammar School. The college has about 42 majors. There is also a Dickinson School of Law.
|Latin: Collegium Dickinsonium|
|Motto||Latin: Pietate et doctrina tuta libertas|
Motto in English
|Freedom is made safe through character and learning|
|Type||Private liberal arts college|
|Endowment||$645.5 million (2022)|
|President||John E. Jones III|
|Campus||Rural, 170 acres (69 ha)|
|Colors||Red & white|
|Designated||July 1, 1947|
- "The College Seal". Dickinson College. n.d. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
- "Endowment Data". Dickinson College. Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "Enrollment Data". Dickinson College. Retrieved April 1, 2022.
- "PHMC Historical Markers Search". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on March 21, 2016. Retrieved January 25, 2014.