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We know that applying to college can be difficult. Let us help.

We consider a broad range of achievement, recognizing that success comes in many forms. Explore these pages to help guide you through the process of applying for admission and financial aid to Davidson.

Early Decision If you are considering Early Decision, take some time to learn more about the process. 

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Our Davidson Process

How many credits can I bring in from high school? What does “test-optional” mean? Do you offer interviews? How can home-schooled students apply? What does "holistic admission" really mean when you review my application?

Explore the Davidson Process

Class of 2027 Profile

Davidson College is dedicated to intellectual and cultural growth in the broadest sense. Davidson prides itself on a student body made up of talented student leaders, chosen not only for their academic promise, but also for their character.

Meet the Class of 2027

Words From Wildcats Why Early Decision?

If you're considering applying Early Decision, we know there can be nerves and concerns related to making such a big commitment. Shawn An ‘24, Sohan Gade ’23 and Madeline Buitendorp ’22 share why Early Decision to Davidson was the right fit for them and offer some advice for those considering it now.

Why Early Decision?

Words From Wildcats Navigating the Application Process

Getting ready to tackle college applications? Zach Villamin '22 shares his experience applying to college and gives current high school seniors tips on how to better manage the application process.

Senior-to-Senior: Navigating the Application Process