Davidson College
Davidson, NC, USA

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Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Coed

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This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
20%
Acceptance Rate
5,621
Students Applied
16%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
11
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
SAT Subject Tests
Yes
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15
Fall Regular Decision January 7 May 1
Other
Early Decision II Deadlines
January 2
Test Optional
Yes
Application Fee
$50
Fee waivers available
Rolling Admissions
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
18%
Out-Of-State Students
78%
US States Represented
50
Countries Represented
46
47%
Submitting ACT
60%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 32
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1411
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
650
75th
740
Reading
25th
650
75th
720
3.80
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
63%
3.50 - 3.74
27%
3.25 - 3.49
7%
3.00 - 3.24
3%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
74
Top 25%
97
Top 50%
100

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 800-768-0380
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

4.44 Average Rating
Come to a Decision Davidson session and stay with a student host overnight. It is the best way to get a feel for how the school is.
Andrew from Charlotte, NC
I suggest you really figure out what college atmosphere you want. Davidson has a very unique perspective on the education process and connection with its students. It's a very special place to be, and I'm honored to be a part of it. However, the small size of the school and the town itself is definitely something to consider when stepping onto campus. Definitely take an official tour and try to get into a few classes. The best idea would be to do the prospective student overnights, that way you can get a feel of what a day in the life of a Davidson student is!
Lauren from South Burlington, VT
1. Go into your freshman year prepared for the work load
2. Use other students advice for what class to take and what not to take
3. Make friends
4. Talk with your roommate outside of the room
5. Be open to new things
Jamie Johnson
Most students at Davidson excelled above and beyond in high school. My tip is just to keep working hard. Davidson is not easy and you need to remember that it takes a lot of work to do well, but if you put in the time and effort you will do just fine. Also, don't hesitate to talk with the professors, they are very willing to help.
Student from Columbus, OH
Visit! Ask as many questions as you can to as many students as possible- don't be shy!
Jersey Girl
Students should go and visit the school themselves.
Nadin from Los Angeles, CA

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