Tool December 2016

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Davidson College (Davidson, NC)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 64.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 62.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 51.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 35.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 47.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 40.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 87.00%
ACT score 24-29: 36.00%
ACT score 30-36: 62.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 5,382
Students admitted: 1,191
Admission rate: 22%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 89.6%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 96%
Full-time enrolled men: 884
Full-time enrolled women: 900
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,784

COSTS

Tuition: $47,897
Room and board: $13,547
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $479
Total cost: $62,923
Cost after need-based aid: $22,783
Cost after non-need-based aid: $41,832
Average debt at graduation: $19,929

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $40,140
Average non-need-based aid: $21,091
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
18
Average aid package: $52
Students receiving need-based aid: 919
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
18%
% receiving student loans: 27%