Davidson College

Overview

Davidson is a liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Charlotte, North Carolina. At Davidson, the Honor Code is central to campus life.  The code ensures academic integrity and provides the foundation for the open environment in which students live and study. The college has a broad range of opportunities for leadership growth and community involvement, and the dynamic community welcomes students with varying interests. From incredible arts offerings to a campus-wide commitment to sustainability, students spend their weekends engaged in the campus community.  You will find students participating in Davidson’s 150+ club and organizations or eagerly watching the college’s NCAA Division I athletic teams compete.   

The college offers 27 majors and 17 minors, ranging from Political Science to Biology to medical humanities. Students take advantage of the many community-based learning courses, entrepreneurial experiences, internships and research opportunities. Whether you are collaborating in the science lab or discussing economic policy, you will learn from professors committed to your intellectual growth and success.

Famous Davidson alumni include John Chidsey ’83, CEO of Burger King; Laeta Kalogridis ’87, Executive Producer of Shutter Island and Avatar; and Charles Write ’59, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. 

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