The Best & Worst

Location
Carlisle, PA
Undergrads
2,341
Tuition
$44,551
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Engaged and accessible professors
  2. 2
    Study abroad opportunities
  3. 3
    Attractiveness of campus
  4. 4
    Close-knit student body
  5. 5
    Campus activities and events
  6. 6
    Academic reputation and opportunities
  7. 7
    The food
  8. 8
    Upperclassmen housing
  9. 9
    The library
  10. 10
    Social scene and Greek life

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
91% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 10 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
85% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
95% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
76% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Easy to Get By on a Student's Budget
53% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was better than average.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
80% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Learn from the Best
96% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 68% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

  1. 1
    Rainy, cold weather
  2. 2
    Limited variety of activities in Carlisle
  3. 3
    Lack of 24-hour eating on campus and limit of places to use your meal plan
  4. 4
    Lack of transportation, particularly for first-year students
  5. 5
    Low attendance at sporting events
  6. 6
    Homogenous student body
  7. 7
    Sophomore housing
  8. 8
    Social reliance on Greek life
  9. 9
    Overcrowding of the gym and cafeteria at peak hours
  10. 10
    Can't move off campus until senior year

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $44,551, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Students Can't Wait to Get Out of Town
85% of students surveyed said that there's no way they would live here after graduation.
Don't Move Off Campus
Average off-campus housing is a steep $11,178.
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