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Dickinson College

Dickinson College, at Carlisle, Pa.; coeducational; Methodist; founded 1773 as The Grammar School, chartered and opened as Dickinson College 1783. Chartered as a college primarily through the efforts of Benjamin Rush, it was named for John Dickinson. The Dickinson School of Law, established as a department of Dickinson College in 1834 and separately incorporated in 1890, has been part of Pennsylvania State Univ. since 2000.

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