Davidson Aid: What You Need to Know
The level of financial assistance you will get, which includes scholarships, grants and loans, is going to depend upon your need. The information available here will tell you how much you can expect to obtain at Davidson based on your family's income level and other factors.
How Much Financial Assistance is Offered?
Davidson College's average financial aid offer for incoming freshman students is $43,640. Approximately 62.0% of incoming students receive financial aid, the majority of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Loans are a part of financial aid packages, but the only true discount off of the expense of college is a scholarship or grant that you do not have to pay back.
Student debt should be viewed as an "outcome" rather than "aid". Learn more on student loan debt at Davidson.
How Much Aid Is Available in Grants & Scholarships?
The stats below refer to aid which is provided by Davidson College.
62.0% of first year students (310 total) were given scholarships at Davidson College, averaging $36,455 per person. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all colleges nationwide.
87 first years also received a grant. About 17.0% of Davidson freshmen received grants with an average of $4,983 each recipient.
How are grants and scholarships given away to first years at Davidson? See the chart below.
Grants are typically need-based while scholarships are merit-based.
How Family Income Affects Financial Aid
Determine how much grant and scholarship assistance you may plan to obtain based on your income level. The table below displays freshmen receiving federal Title IV aid which includes PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||10.8%||$22,288|
Title IV aid features grants, loans, or work-study granted by the government usually based on need. Learn more here.
Grants & Scholarships for All Students Is $34,730
Of the 1,770 undergraduate students at Davidson College about 67.0% (1,179 total) obtain some kind of grant aid. The standard amount granted was $34,730.
Davidson College Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid|
|Net Price Calculator||www.davidson.edu/admission-and-financial-aid/financial-aid/net-price-calculator|