Choosing to attend college across the country is a big step. Do it with a supportive community like Davidson College's at your side.

Who We Are

With approximately 2,000 students from 50 states and territories and over 50 countries, Davidson College is home to a wide variety of perspectives, backgrounds and beliefs. Not only do our students accept differences—they are driven to explore them. 

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Where We Are

Located in the Town of Davidson, North Carolina approximately 20 minutes north of Charlotte, Davidson College offers students the best of all worlds—a vibrant campus community close to a major metropolitan area with opportunities for outdoor adventures. 

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Getting Here

Studying across the country does not mean you'll have to be disconnected from your loved ones. 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), the sixth busiest airport in the country, is just 25 minutes away from campus, and offers ample direct flights to the west coast everyday. Student Government Association (SGA) schedules regular shuttles to and from the airport during major breaks, so getting home is never difficult to see your loved ones.

Our Learning Community

With 74+ majors, minors and programs, Davidson offers a broad curriculum accompanied by a distinctively supportive learning environment where faculty and staff become life-long mentors. Students take their learning beyond the classroom through undergraduate research, internships, job shadows, education abroad, community-based learning, and civic engagement.

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West Coast Connections

No matter your major, upon graduation, you will enter a world of possibilities equipped with a deep appreciation for learning, the ability to solve problems creatively, the confidence to meet challenges head-on and the desire to contribute to your community - both local and global. Our students and alumni are connected with tools, resources and networks from Davidson to San Francisco, abroad and beyond. 

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Meet Our People

Wherever you are in the western United States, you may have questions about attending college on the east coast. Our West Coast Admission Ambassadors are all current students at Davidson College ready to help you get to know Davidson. Reach out with questions or to just chat about life at Davidson. 

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