Davidson College

Davidson, NC
405 N. Main Street, Davidson, NC 28035
704-894-2000

Davidson College is a private liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina. The college has a historic affiliation with the Presbyterian Church and was founded by Presbyterians in 1837. Davidson is the first liberal arts college to be founded in the Southern United States. The college is renowned for its highly selective admissions process and its commitment to undergraduate education. The college has an enrollment of 1,792 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1. The college offers 50 majors and 33 minors, as well as pre-professional programs in medicine, law, and business. The college is also home to a nationally recognized honors program. Davidson College is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country.

Quick Facts

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Main Website: https://davidson.edu/

Financial Aid: https://davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid

Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $73,000

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $73,000

Return on Investment Rating

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Davidson College is $256435.38. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Davidson College. For graduates of Davidson College, we saw an average early-career income of $61300.00 and mid-career income of $124100.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.