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Can I get into Davidson College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,191 out of 5,382 applicants or 22% were admitted making Davidson College a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Davidson College typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||46%||43%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Davidson College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1330 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1245. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1415 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 64 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|32 and Above||Good||>36%|
|30 to 32||Avg +||22%-36%|
|29 to 30||Avg -||17%-22%|
|28 to 29||Reach||12%-17%|
|Less than 28||Low||<12%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1500 and Above||Good||>32%|
|1415 to 1500||Avg +||22%-32%|
|1330 to 1415||Avg -||14%-22%|
|1245 to 1330||Reach||9%-14%|
|Less than 1245||Low||<9%|
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Davidson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Davidson College was 3.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements is not enough to gain admission as Davidson College is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||17%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||7%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||3%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Reach|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 2, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Davidson College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198385 IPEDS survey data for Davidson College.