Davidson College: Review & Facts

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Davidson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,790 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1837 and is the only school located in Davidson, North Carolina.

Davidson College is affiliated with Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
At Davidson College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Davidson College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, English and Literature, Psychology, History, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
97%
Davidson College student retention rate is excellent at 97% (well above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Davidson College is great - 91%.

Student to faculty ratio at Davidson College is good: 10:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,000
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - about $40,500 a year. The additional fees at Davidson College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500; which comes to a total of $41,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Davidson College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
25%
As reported in recent government data, 4,770 applications were submitted and 1,184 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Davidson College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Davidson College provides study abroad programs.

Davidson College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: about $6,000 per year.

Safety
Grade
F
Army ROTC programs are available at Davidson College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Davidson College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Davidson College Location and Maps



Post Address: Davidson College, 102 N. Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina 28035, USA
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