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Davidson College

Davidson, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate17%

Davidson College Academics

Davidson College requires at least 32 courses to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Davidson College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Davidson College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Davidson College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 92% of students who start college at Davidson College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Davidson College true.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Davidson College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Davidson College?

Davidson College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes

Reminder: Check with Davidson College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Davidson College

When choosing a major, Davidson College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Davidson College.Davidson College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Davidson College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Davidson College

Does Davidson College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Davidson College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Davidson College Have An Online Program?

❌ Davidson College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Davidson College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Davidson College true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Davidson College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Davidson College, check with the school directly.

Does Davidson College Require Internships?

❌ Davidson College does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Davidson College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Davidson College

Davidson College Library

The main library on campus is the E. H. Little Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Davidson College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Davidson College offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Columbia University (NY); Washington University (St. Louis)


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Davidson College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Davidson College has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Davidson College include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

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