Davidson College in Davidson: Applying information

Davidson, NC

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Average number of applicants to one enrolled

11 : 1

Admission considerations

Required

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

    Acceptance Rate

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    22%

    The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

    In comparison to National Average

    Davidson College acceptance rate is below national average.

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    22%
    BELOW AVERAGE

    In comparison to state Average

    Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 62%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 40%.

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    22%
    BELOW AVERAGE

    In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

    Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so Davidson College acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 45%.

    Admissions yield

    Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.

    Total

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    42%

    Full time

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    42%

    Part time

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    0%

    Retention rate

    Full-time retention rate

    96%

    Part-time retention rate

    0%

    The Davidson College full-time retention rate is 96% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

    Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

    Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, good student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

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