Davidson College

Davidson, NC, USA
4.44 Average Rating

Davidson College is a private liberal arts college with two campuses, the main campus in Davidson, NC, and a second lake campus beside Lake norman. Davidson ranks highly among several lists, including #5 in the South by Forbes and #1 in Kiplinger’s list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges. Davidson has a “most selective” admissions process and was the first liberal arts college to eliminate loans in financial aid packages.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
19%
Out of State Students
73%
0
100
20%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1355
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 7, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 2, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,810
Total Number of Undergrads
1,810
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
88%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
91%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,981
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$51,447
Out-of-State Tuition
$51,447
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
64%
Average Aid Per Year
$36,359
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charlotte
New York
Washington
Atlanta
Raleigh
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$54,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.44 Average Rating
One of the best in the state and well recognized nation wide as one of the best liberal arts colleges in the world.
Joscar from Charlotte, NC
We I visited Davidson I really fall in love. In California we don't have as beautiful campus as Davidson Does. I think I am applying for early decision .
Nadin from Los Angeles, CA

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