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Davidson College Overview

Davidson College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Davidson, North Carolina. Davidson is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Davidson College Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$43,380 Avg Cost After Aid
18% Acceptance Rate
  • Davidson has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Davidson.
  • In <nil>, 92% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Davidson bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $77,379 a year. That's about 90% more than their peers at other schools.
  • The average Davidson student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Davidson College?


Contact details for Davidson are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 405 N. Main Street, Davidson, NC 28035
Phone: 704-894-2000

How Do I Get Into Davidson?

You can apply to Davidson online at:

Admission Requirements for Davidson

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Davidson?

18% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 18%, Davidson is one of the most selective schools in the country. If the admissions department requests additional materials, be sure to submit them promptly. This could be a sign that you're on the border line of being accepted or denied.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 18%, and the acceptance rate for women is 18%.

Can I Afford Davidson College?

$43,380 Net Price
11% Take Out Loans
The overall average net price of Davidson is $43,380. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Davidson, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $10,684 a year. That adds up to $42,736 over four years for those students.

Davidson College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,973 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,973 full-time undergraduates at Davidson, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Davidson College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 111
Black or African American 124
Hispanic or Latino 173
White 1,287
International Students 162
Other Races/Ethnicities 116

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Davidson College. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at Davidson. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Greece.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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