1,796
Students
Financial aid thermometer
47,803
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
20
20%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Davidson College is a 4-year institution located in Davidson, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 7156
Davidson, NC  28035-7156
United States
Contact Mr. Christopher J. Gruber
Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
Email: admission@davidson.edu
Phone: 704-894-2230
Fax: 704-894-2016

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,618
Applied
1,130
Accepted
1,796
Enrolled
20%
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Female Admissions

3,154
Females Applied
584
Females Accepted
19%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,464
Males Applied
546
Males Accepted
22%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 2nd April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 30 28 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

50,938
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Fees

509
Full-time student fees
14,372
Room & board
7,315
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

47,803
Avg. Financial Aid Package
47,564
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
49,057
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,770
Avg. Loan Aid
24,739
Avg. Grant Aid
44,434
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,796
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
77%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.35%
Black or African American 6.74%
White or Caucasian 67.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.67%
Asian 5.4%
Two or more races 4.06%
Other 1.61%

Gender

Male (50.72%)
Female (49.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 98%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Fall Concert and spring concert

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Dean Rusk Program Student Advisory Council, music organizations, Community Service Council and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

189
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 185
Part-time - 4
Male - 108
Female - 81