Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine has released its annual list of best value colleges in the nation. Comparing public schools, private universities, and liberal arts colleges, Kiplinger’s weighs academic quality and financial aid information against admission rates, debts, and salaries upon graduation.
With this information they determine the top 200 values in higher education. Davidson Collegehas earned not only the top spot in their liberal arts colleges category but is ranked second across ALL colleges across the nation.
Davidson boasts a 90% graduation rate over 4-years and retains a whopping 94% of its Freshman. Getting in can be a bit tough, with only a 20% acceptance rate, but once you’re in, know you’ll be getting one of the best educations for your dollar in the whole country.
Nearly all students live on-campus and enjoy a thriving student life, walkability to charming downtown Davidson, and close proximity to Uptown Charlotte and everything city has to offer.
Davidson College is also committed to civic engagement and creating opportunities for students to get involved in the community through fellowships, internships, trips, and volunteer opportunities. The school’s Center for Civic Engagement even organizes an annual 5K walk for all incoming freshman through the town of Davidson to learn all about the town’s history.
This makes Davidson College not only a fantastic school to attend, but a great, thriving community to live in, and proves that Kiplinger’s is absolutely correct in awarding Davidson the top-spot. Distinctions like this further show why Davidson is such an in-demand place to live and why homes there are so coveted. Contact us today to start your Davidson home search!