Carlisle, PA Colleges
Carlisle is a borough in and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The name is locally pronounced as in British English with emphasis on the second syllable (/k?r?la?l/). Carlisle is located within the Cumberland Valley, a highly productive agricultural region. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 18,682. Including suburbs in the neighboring townships, 37,695 live in the Carlisle urban cluster. Carlisle also is an exurb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to the east.
Carlisle is the smaller principal city of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry counties in South Central Pennsylvania. In 2010, Forbes rated Carlisle and Harrisburg the second-best place to raise a family.
The U.S. Army War College, located at the Carlisle Barracks, caters to high-level military personnel and civilians and prepares them for strategic leadership responsibilities. Carlisle Barracks ranks among the oldest U.S. Army installations and the most senior military educational institution in the United States Army. Carlisle Barracks is home of the United States Army Military Heritage Museum.
Carlisle also hosts Dickinson College and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. Ahold's US headquarters are in Carlisle.
Schools in and around Carlisle, PA
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $42,610 average out-state tuition; $42,610 average in-state tuition
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University
Four or more years; Public; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $27,536 average out-state tuition; $27,536 average in-state tuition
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $22,500 average out-state tuition; $22,500 average in-state tuition
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $8,505 average out-state tuition; $5,670 average in-state tuition
Widener University-Harrisburg Campus
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $0 average out-state tuition; $0 average in-state tuition
Empire Beauty School-Harrisburg
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Popular Majors in Carlisle
- International Business/Trade/Commerce
- Political Science and Government
- English Language and Literature
- Spanish Language and Literature
- International Relations and Affairs
- Art/Art Studies
- American/United States Studies/Civilization
- East Asian Studies
- Legal studies
- French Language and Literature
- Public Policy Analysis
- Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
- Computer and Information Sciences