Davidson College

Is Davidson a Good School for the Money?

Davidson College Value Report

Is a Davidson degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within North Carolina, Davidson is a Great Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% North Carolina Value
Top 5% North Carolina Quality

Davidson College is ranked #2 out of #56 in North Carolina for quality and #17 out of #50 for North Carolina value.

This makes it a great quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  17 out of 50
Great Value
State Value Score  66.00 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Davidson financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Top 5% National Quality

Davidson College is ranked #293 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Davidson College is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  293 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  80.10 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Davidson College $164,912 A-
Olin College $168,639 B+
Vanderbilt University $183,793 B
Washington and Lee University $201,273 B-
College of the Holy Cross $204,792 C+
Bowdoin College $215,489 C
Colgate University $216,995 C
Columbia University in the City of New York $220,383 C
Claremont McKenna College $236,131 C
Carnegie Mellon University $238,042 C
Washington University in St Louis $241,044 C

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $164,912 For That Piece of Paper

The average Davidson student's degree will cost an estimated $164,912. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $41,228 and a typical 4 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $41,228
Average Years to Graduate 4
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $164,912

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Davidson student takes 4 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Davidson degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$125,788 In-State With Aid
$282,276 Avg Cost No Aid
4 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Davidson value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $282,276 #501 B
All Students $164,912 #293 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $125,788 #99 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $282,276 #18 B-
All Students $164,912 #17 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $125,788 #12 B+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of North Carolina.

About 70% of Davidson students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Davidson financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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