Test-Optional Three-Year Pilot at Davidson College

Beginning March 30, Davidson College’s admission process will be test-optional, giving students the option of including your scores from the SAT or ACT, if you choose. This is a three-year pilot program that will begin with students who apply for the Class of 2025.

Test-Optional Policy

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Important COVID-19 Messages

In response the COVID-19 pandemic, Davidson has suspended all campus events and programs until at least May 15. As a result, we will not offer on-campus tours or information sessions until further notice. Although the Admission & Financial Aid team is working remotely, we are here to assist you and eager to help.

If you are a Regular Decision or Transfer applicant please reach out your regional admission counselor with your questions.

Until we are able once again to welcome you to campus, we hope you will explore opportunities to learn more about Davidson through student-hosted campus tours, Q&A sessions with our staff, and our virtual tour and by visiting Davidson 360.

Read more about Davidson’s COVID-19 Response

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Small classes enable our renowned faculty to collaborate with students, engaging them directly in original research and creative work across the arts, sciences, social sciences and humanities. In the classroom and beyond, Davidson cultivates students' compassion, creativity, resilience and moral courage. 

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Admission & Financial Aid

Mailing Address

Box 7156 - Admission
Box 7157 - Financial Aid
Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road Davidson, NC 28035