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Davidson College

102 N. Main Street, Davidson, NC

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Davidson College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and assists students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Davidson, North Carolina, which is a predominantly suburban area. The Presbyterian Church affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and vision that defines the school. Nearly 1,700 students enroll at Davidson College annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Davidson College offers:

  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • English Language And Literature

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. The majority of students admitted to this school achieve an SAT score between 1900 - 2178, or an ACT score between 29 - 33. Competition for admissions among applicants is high, given that only 30% of students who applied are accepted to the school. More information regarding admissions can be found at www3.davidson.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $43,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $6,300. Some students at Davidson College may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Davidson College Wildcats participate in several athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Sports available:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Students can visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, programs, student services, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the students Davidson College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Davidson College is around 1,800 students. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 29% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $47,000-$56,000 for both state residents and nonresidents

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid70%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$38,056
Receiving Student Loans22%$5,584
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Davidson College may provide services to students like:

  • Career path counseling

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 92%, Davidson College is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years90%
Graduating in 5 Years3%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Davidson College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Track and Field (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Pioneer Football League)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Davidson College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Davidson College for official up-to-date information.

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    22.13%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    70%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    10:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $34,730