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Davidson College

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Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 7156

Davidson, NC 28035-7156

United States

Phone: 704-894-2230

Fax: 704-894-2016

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 98
SAT:
% Submitting Score:79%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:630 - 730
     Math Middle 50%:600 - 710
     Writing Middle 50%:610 - 710
ACT:
% Submitting Score:52%
     ACT Middle 50%:29 - 33
Average High School GPA:3.98
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:72%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:17%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:7%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:3%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:0%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:0%
     % with GPA 1.0 - 1.99:0%
     % with GPA 1.0 of lower:0%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:64%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:91%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:44%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,745
Total applicants who are accepted: 1,215
Total of accepted students who enroll: 483
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 96%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Decision Application Deadline: 11/15
Early Decision Notification Date: 12/15
Early Decision II Application Deadline: 01/02
Early Decision II Notification Date: 02/01
Regular Application Deadline: 01/02
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: No
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Considered
Academic GPA:Considered
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Very important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Important
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Very important
Work Experience:Not Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is not accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
Academic Units Recommended:
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Foreign Language:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    98
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    630 - 730
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    600 - 710
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    610 - 710
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    29 - 33
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.98
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    11/15
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/02
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