|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Religious affiliation||Presbyterian Church (USA)|
|Student to faculty ratio||10:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,659 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Davidson College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 5,618 applications and only 1,130 students were granted admission. Davidson College is at the #18 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 62% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 62% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1250 to 1440|
|ACT||28 to 33|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Davidson College's tuition was $47,897 for all students regardless of residency (78.8% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of Davidson College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,752 (which is 8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Davidson College in 2016-2017, was 116, which is 23% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,007 (which is 15.1% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Davidson College has enrolled a total of 1,796 students (1,796 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,796 students, 10 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Black/African American: 7%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Davidson College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||16%||22|
|English Language And Literature/letters||10%||14|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||7%||10|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||3%||4|
|Visual And Performing Arts||3%||4|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Davidson College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Davidson College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $41,700. Last year, out of the total 152 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 152 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 230 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 230 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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