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Davidson is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. Founded as a men's college in 1837, it adopted coeducation in 1972. Its 450-acre campus and recreational lake are located in Davidson, 20 miles north of Charlotte.

Website: www.davidson.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,843
Undergraduate
Students
(48.1%) 887 Women
(51.9%) 956 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
20% of 5,618 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 7

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.93
SAT Math
650-730 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
682 average
640-720 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
29-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$70,802
Tuition and Fees
$53,049
Room and Board
$14,803
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$49,390
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,599
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
201
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Davidson Population
11,750
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Charlotte
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
95% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
49% of women participate
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.6% Asian
7.4% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.9% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
6.8% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
95.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
89.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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