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Davidson College
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  • 4 Year
  • DAVIDSON, NC

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

405 N. MAIN STREET
DAVIDSON, NC 28035
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League
From Davidson College

The Davidson experience presents academic challenge within a distinctively supportive community. Located 20 miles north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C., Davidson is a liberal arts college that emphasizes the impact of relationships and experiential learning. Popular academic programs include, political science, biology, economics, neuroscience, computer science, and Pre-Med/Allied Health. We are governed by a vital Honor Code that sets the tone for academic and residential life. We are the alma mater to 23 Rhodes Scholars, and home to 21 sports at a NCAA Division I level. Davidson is proud to be the first liberal arts college to eliminate loans in financial aid packages through the Davidson Trust.

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Davidson College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 11
Acceptance Rate
18%
SAT Range
1310-1480
ACT Range
30-33
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,714 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$40,880 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
14%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

Majors

Neuroscience at Davidson College

Neuroscience introduces you to a field of science that has experienced an explosion of information and technological innovation and provides you with an opportunity to explore the biological substrate of all our moral and mental faculties.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,837 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
15%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Involved
    39%
  • Dedicated
    33%
  • Conscientious
    17%
  • Well rounded
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 34 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 39 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Incredible
    27%
  • Type-A
    27%
  • Ambitious
    20%
  • Engaging
    13%
  • Home away from home
    13%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
91%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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