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Davidson College

Davidson, NC

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.

Web Sitewww.davidson.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,796
   Women885 (49.3%)
   Men911 (50.7%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate20% of 5,618 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 5
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.90
SAT Math673 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading670 average
630-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing663 average
620-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite30 average
28-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$64,219
Tuition and Fees
$47,897
Room and Board
$13,547
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$46,079
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$20,431

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
176
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Davidson Population11,750
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCharlotte
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 94% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotWildcat
Sororities1% of women participate
Fraternities 36% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.8% Asian
7.2% Black/African-American
7.9% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.2% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students7.0% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning94.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
89.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
13.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.75 4.22 686 687 31
Low 3.18 3.21 530 560 23
High 4.00 5.00 800 770 36
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Davidson has five historic landmarks on its 450-acre campus.

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