Tuition & Fees

$29,530

$29,530

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
600-699
6%
500-599
44%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
41%
12-17
46%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
35%
12-17
53%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
51%
12-17
37%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 1,531
Total Received 2,441
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Private (nonprofit)

794

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Excercise Science
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 5151
ACT 4518

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Location

School Facts

Davis and Elkins College, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 170-acre campus is located in Elkins, in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 794
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)

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Elkins, WV

170-acre campus in Elkins (population: 7,047), 105 miles east of Charleston and 130 miles south of Pittsburgh. Served by air; major airports serve Pittsburgh and Washington, DC (150 miles); bus serves Weston (24 miles). School operates transportation to Clarksburg, downtown Elkins, and airport and bus terminals.

Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 25% of male students
 
2 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
10%
500-599
45%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
600-699
6%
500-599
44%
400-499
43%
300-399
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
41%
12-17
46%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
35%
12-17
53%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
51%
12-17
37%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

37%

acceptance rate

Accepted 910
Declined + 1,531
Total Received 2,441

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Matthew K. Shiflett
Director of Enrollment Technology
P: 800 624-3157
F: 304 637-1800

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,851

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,000
Room & board $9,700
Additional fees $530
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $40,230
Average Financial Aid - $26,851
Total with Avg. Aid $13,379
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Financial Aid Office

P: 800 624-3157, extension 1271
F: 304 637-1413
summersm@dewv.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Matthew A. Summers
Director of Financial Aid
summersm@dewv.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, camping, dodgeball, football, hiking, karate, mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, softball, whitewater rafting, yoga

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Athletic Directors

Jamie Joss (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Mandy Larkin (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain East Conference
Mascot
Senators
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Appalachian Studies
Art
Biology
Biology/Environmental Science
Business
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Community/Corporate Health
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
History
Hospitality Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Outdoor Recreation Management
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology/Human Services
Religion/Philosophy
Sociology
Sport Management
Sustainability Studies
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Excercise Science
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

794

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

794
students

Female
57%
456

Male
43%
338

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

751
students

Female
58%
432

Male
42%
319

6%

43
students

Female
56%
24

Male
44%
19

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Student Break-down

12%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

62

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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