Tool December 2017

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Davidson College (Davidson, NC)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 62.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 62.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 46.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 40.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 50.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 38.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 88.00%
ACT score 24-29: 35.00%
ACT score 30-36: 64.00%
ACT score 24+: 99%
Students applied: 5,618
Students admitted: 1,130
Admission rate: 20%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 90%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 911
Full-time enrolled women: 885
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,796

COSTS

Tuition: $49,454
Room and board: $13,954
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $495
Total cost: $64,903
Cost after need-based aid: $22,905
Cost after non-need-based aid: $39,331
Average debt at graduation: $20,431

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $41,998
Average non-need-based aid: $25,572
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
131
Average aid package: $45,001
Students receiving need-based aid: 877
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 49%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
14%
% receiving student loans: 26%