Davidson College is located in the Town of Davidson, North Carolina approximately 20 minutes north of Charlotte. Davidson students get the best of all worlds—a vibrant campus community close to a major metropolitan area with opportunities for outdoor adventures. During your visit to the college, be sure to check out all that the surrounding communities offer.
A campus visit is the best way for a prospective student to learn about the programs and opportunities that await them at Davidson College. Visiting students and their families will walk the campus with a student guide, enjoy a meal on campus, attend classes, talk with faculty and explore the beautiful, historic grounds.
The Town of Davidson provides a supportive, safe and active community for Davidson College students to learn and thrive during their college career.
Just a short 20-minute drive away, students can enjoy art, theatre, sports, and dining events in North Carolina's largest metro area, Charlotte. Many major national and international companies are headquartered in the Charlotte area providing Davidson students with meaningful internship programs.
Along with Davidson, the communities of Huntersville, Mooresville, and Cornelius make up the Lake Norman area. Huntersville is a quick 10-minute drive south of campus with an active nightlife, upscale shopping, and many dining options, while Mooresville is just north of campus and is home to many of NASCAR's racing teams.
Students, faculty, and staff enjoy exclusive access to Davidson's Lake Campus located just a few minutes north of campus on Lake Norman. The campus cross-country trails have 5K and 8K routes for biking, hiking, and jogging located in a wooded, quiet area just behind the college's Baker Sports Complex. The college and surrounding area provide a perfect mix of educational and fun activities.