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.

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.

We are 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.

The Honor Code

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.

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Davidson Trust

Through the Davidson Trust, Davidson honors its commitment to educational excellence and access for all talented students regardless of their financial circumstances.

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Experience the World

Approximately 80 percent of the student body study, travel, work or perform service in another country.

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Jobs & Internships

The employer database stores exclusive internship and job opportunities from families and friends of Davidson, alumni, and other employers who have strong interest in hiring Davidson students.

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Community Service

Eighty-five percent of students participate in some type of community work. During a recent academic year, $22,903 in project grants were awarded. 

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Arts at Davidson

The college offers state-of the-art facilities and venues for the arts. Students share the stages, galleries and performance halls with professional artists.

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Undergraduate Research

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. 

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Commitment to Sustainability

Davidson is a signatory of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment by which it pledges to reduce the college's carbon footprint in specific, measurable ways.

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Davidson Athletics

Despite its size, Davidson participates and is competitive in NCAA Division I athletics. The Wildcat coaching staff are as committed to Davidson's educational mission as they are to its athletic success. 

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