Founded in 1783, Dickinson College (DC) is a private liberal arts college located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Being the 16th oldest college in the United States, it has more than 40 undergraduate majors with an emphasis on international studies. It also has more than 40 study-abroad programs in 24 countries on six continents and offers 13 modern language programs. The most popular majors at this school are Social Sciences, Foreign Languages, English, Biology, Business, and History. Other popular programs include Astronomy, Bioinformatics, Chinese, Latin American studies, and military science. Pre-professional programs at this College include ministry, law, medicine, journalism, business, and binary engineering.
DC offers very small class sizes. It also has special academic options that include double majors, student-designed majors, honors programs, independent study, and independent research. This school was recognized as one of the best National Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges.