Davidson College is a campus where century-old trees and brick buildings blend with state-of-the-art technology and top-notch facilities within the trusting, supportive community of Davidson, N.C. Davidson's primary purpose is to assist students in developing humane instincts and disciplined and creative minds for lives of leadership and service in an interconnected and rapidly changing world.
Davidson's Honor Code is at the core of students' relationships with professors and peers and instills a moral courage that lives in them long after graduation. Many of the college's alumni will attest that Davidson not only provided an exemplary education, but also transformed their lives. The Davidson community empowers, inspires and educates people on how to understand their talents in light of what the world needs from them.
Through need-blind admission and debt-free financial aid packages, Davidson honors its aggressive, simultaneous commitment to educational excellence and access for all talented students regardless of their financial circumstances. At Davidson, exceptional and ambitious students collaborate with professors on research and conduct independent research of their own with funding support and opportunities at home and abroad.
Despite its size, Davidson participates and is competitive in NCAA Division I athletics. The wildcat coaching staffs are as committed to Davidson's educational mission as they are to its athletic success. Varsity student athletes pack their books along with their sports gear when representing the college on the road.
Davidson College is one of America's strongest and most selective liberal arts colleges. The college's transformative impact for good through the lives and leadership of our students, faculty, alumni and staff resonates far beyond the campus community.