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Davidson College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$53,155 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,405 tuition
$11,346 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$404 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$53,155 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$40,405 tuition
$11,346 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$404 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$27,114 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
70% of students receive aid
13% get federal aid ($3,726 avg)
22% get state aid ($2,891 avg)
58% get institn'l aid ($27,114 avg)
18% get loans ($7,096 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.13% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.13% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $26,445 64%
Federal Grant Aid $3,726 13%
Pell Grants $3,894 12%
Other Federal Grants $968 3%
Institution Grant Aid $27,114 58%
State Grant Aid $2,891 22%
Student Loans $7,096 18%
Federal Loans $5,234 17%
Other Loans $16,151 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$2,500 Y N N N
$5,000 Y Y N
- Y N N N
$10,000 Y N N N
$500 - $15,000 Y
$500 - $15,000 Y N
- Y N N N
$30,000 Y N N N
$15,000 Y N N N
$8,000 Y N N N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: February 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Davidson College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
102 N. Main Street
Davidson, NC 28035
(704) 894-2000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Lauren from South Burlington, VT
  • Dec-23-2011 I am a current student here

    The education I am receiving is worth the money my parents and I are spending. The Davidson Trust also makes it well worth it. It is a program that gives money to students in form of a grant. Any student will be grateful to walk out of their undergraduate education with little or no debt to pay's a blessing.

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  • Andrew from Charlotte, NC
  • Jan-26-2011 I am a current student here

    As most private schools are, Davidson is quite expensive. Davidson, however, has a financial aid program called the Davidson Trust. Student financial need is met completely through grants. They are also quite generous with the grants. Whatever you do, don't let finances stop you from applying to Davidson.

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