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Davidson SAT Scores

Davidson, North Carolina

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SAT scores needed to get into Davidson College

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Davidson College is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1380

The average composite SAT score for admitted Davidson College freshman is 1380 out of 1600. Davidson students have the 64th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1380 is in the 94th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1300 to 1460

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1300 to 1460. The 75th percentile score is 1460 while the 25th percentile score is 1300.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Davidson but we estimate it to be around a 1220 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 695

The average score for Davidson students on the math portion of the SAT is 695 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 650 and the 75th percentile score 740.

Average SAT Reading Score 685

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 650 to 720 and the average score for Davidson College students is 685.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

60 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Davidson College

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Davidson College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 20%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.82.

Can I get into Davidson with a 1460 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1460 or higher is very competitive at Davidson and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 32% or higher.

Can I get into Davidson with a 1380 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1380 to 1450 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 20% to 30%.

Can I get into Davidson with a 1300 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1300 to 1370 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 12% to 19% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Davidson with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1220 to 1290 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 11% chance of admission to Davidson. SAT scores below 1220 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Davidson College by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 59%
1590 57%
1580 55%
1570 53%
1560 51%
1550 49%
1540 47%
1530 45%
1520 43%
1510 42%
1500 40%
1490 38%
1480 36%
1470 34%
1460 32%
1450 30%
1440 29%
1430 27%
1420 26%
1410 24%
1400 23%
1390 21%
1380 20%
1370 19%
1360 18%
1350 16%
1340 15%
1330 14%
1320 13%
1310 12%
1300 12%
1290 11%
1280 10%
1270 9%
1260 9%
1250 8%
1240 8%
1230 7%
1220 6%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198385 IPEDS survey data for Davidson College.