dcsimg

The Dickinson School Of Law Of The Pennsylvania State University

Overview of The Dickinson School Of Law Of The Pennsylvania State University

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University is located in Carlisle, PA (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University is the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University is known for its programs in law.

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.

Faculty

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

The school had 464 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To provide an excellent professional education in a student-centered environment, to contribute to society by enhancing the understanding of law and legal institutions, and to promote the use of a legal education to help people and improve society."

More complete details are provided below.

Disclaimer: Information on this page was not provided or commissioned by the featured school. Information has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by the featured school.

Contacting The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
150 South College St
Carlisle , PA 17013-2861
General Phone: (717) 240-5000
http://www.dsl.psu.edu/

Contact Accredited Schools With Flexible Scheduling

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law172law

Number of programs and degrees for The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Master's degree51
Doctor's degree - professional practice1671

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Student Body

In 2007-2008, The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University had a total enrollment of 464 students (593 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 79%
Black 8%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 49%
25-29 39%
30-34 7%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%
65+ 0%

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Carlisle, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 332922)

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Faculty

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured116
Non-tenured, but on tenure track10
Non-tenured and not on tenure track313

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*4$77,508

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$149,1565$128,759
Assistant professoracademic year2*2*
Instructoracademic year0*3$82,827
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year12$141,01811$99,020

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Degree Programs (2007)

Law
Law (LLB, JD)

You are visiting:

Find a school near you

The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Highlights

(Details are provided further down on this page.)

What Sets The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 1%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

Notable:
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

Selected Employment Categories of Interest

Click occupation names for extensive details, including salary and other job data.

(Based on an automated mapping of degrees popular at The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University with government-defined occupation categories)

Online Schools with Diverse Programs

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104