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Enrollment Numbers

Due to Cumberland Valley’s convenient location and high quality of life, this area is home to a diverse set of six major institutions of higher learning. View a list of all Cumberland County school districts, technical schools and higher education.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Name Location Enrollment
Central Pennsylvania College East Pennsboro Township 1,250
Dickinson College Carlisle Borough 2,420
Messiah College Upper Allen Township 3,305
Penn State Dickinson School of Law Carlisle Borough 185
Shippensburg University Shippensburg Township 6,989
U.S. Army War College Carlisle Borough, North Middleton Township 384
COUNTY TOTAL 14,533

Source: Websites and Administration Offices of institutions included above.

Institutions of higher education located in close proximity to Cumberland Valley include the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), the Harrisburg Capital College and Hershey Medical Center (both affiliated with Penn State University), the Harrisburg campus of Widener University, and Wilson College (a privately owned undergraduate college).

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