Davidson College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Davidson College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,785 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
27
Fair
At Davidson College you can obtain your bachelor's degree.

Davidson College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Economics, Biology, Psychology, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
96%
Good
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.

Davidson College student retention rate is excellent at 96% (well above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Davidson College is great - 93%.

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
$47,100
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - about $46,600 a year. The additional fees at Davidson College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $500; which comes to a total of $47,100 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
22%
Hard
As reported in recent government data, 5,382 applications were submitted and 1,191 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
$6,700
Medium
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 $6,700 per year.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
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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