We welcome students transferring to Davidson from other colleges or universities for both fall and spring semesters. Follow these step-by-step instructions to submit your transfer application.
The application deadline for the spring semester beginning in January is November 1, with notification of decisions in late November.
The priority deadline for application for the fall semester beginning in August is March 15, with notification of decisions by mid-May.
Submit the items below and the $50 non-refundable application fee to: Davidson College Admission & Financial Aid Office, Box 7156, Davidson, N.C., 28035-7156.
Davidson's CEEB number is 5150; our ACT number is 3086.
* Please note, for transfer students applying in 2016-17, the Coalition Application will not be accepted.
Davidson accepts transfer credits from other colleges and universities provided that:
Credit for one full-academic year at another college or university is normally transferred as eight courses.
If you have attended college and earned credit toward an undergraduate degree, your application will be considered as a transfer application. At Davidson, the transfer admission process for international students is highly competitive and financial assistance is limited. International transfer students are eligible for mid-year and fall enrollment.
Non-native English speakers are strongly encouraged to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). TOEFL scores must be sent directly to Davidson by the testing agency.
Financial aid is available to transfer students. If you intend to apply for need-based financial assistance, your financial aid materials are due at the time you submit your application for admission. Davidson requires both the FAFSA and CSS Financial Aid PROFILE. Please note that merit scholarships are not available to transfer students.
View questions commonly asked by transfer applicants.
If you have application questions, please email Dave Kraus, director of admission, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 800-768-0380.