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
- 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 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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||70%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||62%||$38,056|
|Receiving Student Loans||22%||$5,584|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Davidson College may provide services to students like:
- Career path counseling
With a very high graduation rate of around 92%, Davidson College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||90%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
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)
- Swimming and Diving
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
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- University of North Carolina at Asheville in Asheville, NC (97 miles away)
- Lander University in Greenwood, SC (117 miles away)
- Concord University in Athens, WV (133 miles away)
- Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA (176 miles away)
- Longwood University in Farmville, VA (185 miles away)
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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.