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How to Apply

The 2022-2023 application deadline has passed. The 2023-2024 application will be available this fall.

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The Davidson Institute has partnered with Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development (CTD) to offer the opportunity to take an official practice SAT powered by Khan Academy. Scores from this administration can be used to apply to Davidson Academy Online.

Test Administration Dates (register here):

  • October 1, 2022 (Saturday) 8:00 AM Pacific
  • November 5, 2022 (Saturday) 8:00 AM Pacific


Step 1: Review Essential Pages and Material

Step 2: Full-time or Single-course Enrollment

Step 3: Reach out to Recommenders

Step 4: Login to the Application System

Step 5: Verify Email Correspondence

Step 6: Complete the Application

Step 7: Next Steps