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.

Welcome to Davidson's Class of 2026

Secondary Schools

Enrolled Students in the Class of 2026

different high schools attended
attended public school
attended independent school
attended non-traditional or international school

By The Numbers

Davidson welcomes students from 43 states and territories and 29 countries to its Class of 2026. 

(Updated August 2022)

Admission Data

Acceptance Rate: 16.9%

Enrollment Yield: 49.5%

Early Decision Applicants: 811

Early Decision Enrolls: 345*

*Early Decision enrolled numbers include QuestBridge, Posse Miami and Virtual cohorts, and students who deferred their enrollment by one year.

Geographic Distribution

Mid-Atlantic: 13.9%

Midwest: 8.7%

Northeast: 19.5%

South: 33.5%

West: 12.8%

International: 11.6%

(Based on High School)

Race & Ethnicity

International: 10.8%

White: 57.8%

Asian: 9.4%

Hispanic: 10.5%

African American: 9.0%

Not reported: 0.1%


Standardized Testing (Of Those Who Submitted)

SAT Middle 50% (Enrolled Students)

Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 670-740

Math: 680-760

ACT Middle 50% (Enrolled Students)

Composite: 31-33

Learn more about Davidson's Test-Optional Policy