If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Davidson's 487 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Davidson's Retention and Graduation Rates Applicable to You?
Having a better understanding of retention and graduation rates will help you make an informed decision about your education. Retention Rates let you know how many first year students come back for their sophomore year. The graduation rate will tell you how long it takes the average student to complete their degree. We consider the "on-time" graduation rate for a bachelor's degree to be four years, but colleges report their "overall" graduation rate at six years.
If you want to graduate within four years, be sure to check out Davidson College's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Davidson's Retention Rates Like?
With 96.0% of students staying on for a second year, Davidson College is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- When you attend a school that is high quality and a good fit for you, it is more likely you'll return for another year.Read more about why retention is so important.
- How many students make it past freshman year? You might be surprised at the answer.
Davidson College Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Davidson.
Out of the 518 degree seeking undergraduates new to Davidson College in 2016, 510 (about 98%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Davidson College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 89.9% and the overall rate of 93.4% rank Davidson College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Davidson College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 86.9%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.6% higher. That means Davidson College is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
6.6% of students at Davidson College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?