Immersed in the vibrant metro Charlotte region, Davidson College is a campus where century-old trees and brick buildings blend with a culture of innovation and an array of state-of-the-art facilities

Davidson alumni describe how the college more than provided an exemplary education—it transformed their lives. The Davidson community empowers, inspires and educates people on how to understand their talents in light of what the world needs.

We are one of America's most selective liberal arts colleges, and academic potential, character, and accomplishments are the only factors considered in admission decisions—not your ability to pay

Our Mission and Values

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History & Traditions

Established in 1837 by Presbyterians of North Carolina, Davidson is a liberal arts college with a rich history and heritage. We've preserved the traditions that make the Davidson experience unique, while evolving to meet the needs of learners in an interconnected and rapidly changing world.

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Student Involvement

Davidson offers more than 200 student organizations, rich and robust arts programming, 21 Division I athletic teams, and a multitude of interests spanning culture, politics, entertainment, religion, diversity, and civic engagement. The question will be, not whether but, how many ways to get involved.

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