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Davidson College

Davidson College
Box 5000
Davidson, NC 28035

Fax number: (704) 894-2016
Davidson College
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 704 768-0380 0380
800 768-0380 0380 (toll free)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: January 10
Application fee: $50
High school graduation is: required, GED is not accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT considered if submitted
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: November 15
Number of early decision applications submitted: 810
Number of early decision applications accepted: 349 (43%)
School has early action program: no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank considered
  • recommendations very important
  • standardized test scores considered
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities very important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work very important
  • work experience not considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.82
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 100%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 27%
Average SAT I: 705 verbal, 717 math
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 1360 - 1490
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 31 - 33
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 33%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 30%

Number of completed applications received: 6,479
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 1,098
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 78%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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