19%

Acceptance Rate

$40,113

Avg.Financial Aid

002918

FAFSA Code

About Davidson College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,843

Website

www.davidson.edu/

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Presbyterian Church (USA)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Davidson College, which is located in Davidson, NC is a private, Presbyterian Church (USA) university. Davidson College covers an area of 2 km2. The foundation of Davidson College was laid down in the year 1837. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Davidson College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Alenda Lux Ubi Orta Libertas (Latin) and its official colors are black and red. At Davidson College, the total enrolment stands at 1,837. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 201 faculty. Around 100% of the students are 24 and under at Davidson College. Shedding some light on gender distribution at DC, around 49% of the students are females and 51% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 183 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Patricia Cornwell (Crime writer, Journalist), Woodrow Wilson (Politician, Historian), William Styron (Novelist, Screenwriter), and Jana (Singer-songwriter, Author). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At DC, 21 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). The total endowment of the Davidson College is around $919 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

405 N. Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7048942000
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Davidson College at the 48th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

2nd Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

19%

SAT Range

1290 - 1450

ACT Range

29 - 33

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to DC is difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1310-1485 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to Davidson College, must score 31 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 30 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 405 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035, or call (704) 894-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$26,565

Average Annual Cost

$50,938

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$509

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,372

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,775

Total One Year Cost

$68,594

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to DC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $70,744. The average annual tuition cost ($53,166), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($14,803), and budget for other expenses ($1,775) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

95%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$953

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Political Science and Government

70 Graduates

Biology, General

68 Graduates

Economics

54 Graduates

Psychology, General

50 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

44 Graduates

Mathematics

27 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

25 Graduates

History

23 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

23 Graduates

Chemistry

19 Graduates

Physics

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

12 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

11 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

9 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Anthropology

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

5 Graduates

Philosophy

5 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,843

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

15%

Full-time

100%

Part-time

N/A

Students Gender

Male

52%

US National: 44%

Female

48%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

68% White

1% Unknown

7% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

75%

Out Of State

18%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$76,036 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Yes

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

94%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,315/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,057/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,057/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wildcats

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Pioneer Football League

Total Male Athletes

309

Total Female Athletes

220

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

21

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $14,803 per year. The students at Davidson College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $7,057 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 51% male and 49% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$45,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$19,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 202

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$40,113

Students Receiving Federal Grants

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,763

Students Receiving State Aid

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,798

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$38,125

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$58,627

$30K - $48K

$57,889

$48K - $75K

$56,816

$75K - $110K

$46,566

> $110K

$22,723

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$356,376

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,058,930

The financial aid department of Davidson College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,323, whereas the financial aid is $39,648. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,054 as well as institutional aid worth $39,648. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Davidson College amount to $356,376 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $6,058,930.

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