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Colleges / Davidson College

Davidson College

Davidson, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate18%
Acceptance Rate18%

About Davidson College

Davidson College is a private, religious college in the suburb of Davidson, North Carolina. Davidson College was founded in 1837 and enrolls 1,973 undergrads and no graduate students.

Davidson College Acceptance Rate 2022

The acceptance rate at Davidson College is 18%. In 2022, 6,434 students applied to Davidson College and 1,145 were admitted.

Davidson College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 18%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 44%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 39%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Davidson College is locatedin the town of Davidson, North Carolina, in the city of Charlotte.

If you are interested in seeing Davidson College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 77 to Davidson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Charlotte.

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College Info

405 North Main Street Davidson, NC 28035

Campus Setting: Suburban

Davidson College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 7

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Davidson College is Jan 7.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Davidson College is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Davidson College is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Davidson College ACT Scores


ACT Range

30 - 33

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

33 and Above


30 to 33


30 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Davidson College is 31. Students with an ACT score of 33 and above have a good chance of getting into Davidson College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 30 and 33 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 30 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Davidson College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1340 - 1480


Math SAT Range

660 - 750


Reading SAT Range

670 - 740

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1480 and Above


1340 to 1480


1340 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Davidson College students is 1403. Applicants with SAT scores of 1480 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Davidson College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1340 to 1480 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1340 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Davidson College.

Davidson College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Davidson College is like? There are approximately 1,973 students enrolled at Davidson College. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 22% percent are from NC and 78% percent of students are from other states.


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