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.

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They come from all over the world and across the United States, and their talents run the gamut. Find out more about the newest Wildcats of Davidson College.

Secondary Schools

Enrolled Students in the Class of 2027

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

By The Numbers

Davidson welcomes students from 41 states and territories and 35 countries to its Class of 2027. 

(Updated August 2023)

Admission Data

Acceptance Rate: 14.5%

Enrollment Yield: 49.3%

Early Decision Applicants: 1,005

Early Decision Enrolls: 338*

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

Geographic Distribution

Mid-Atlantic: 15.5%

Midwest: 6.3%

Northeast: 14.3%

South: 35.9%

West: 15.8%

International: 12.2%

(Based on Permanent Residence)

Race & Ethnicity

International: 10.7%

White: 60%

Asian: 9%

Hispanic: 11.7%

African American: 7.1%

American Indian: 0.3%

Not reported: 1.2%


Standardized Testing (Of Those Who Submitted)

SAT Middle 50% (Enrolled Students)

Evidence-Based Reading & Writing: 690-750

Math: 670-760

ACT Middle 50% (Enrolled Students)

Composite: 31-33

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