Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV

Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
19%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 827
Declined 1,110
Total Received 1,937
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Private

776

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Davis and Elkins College, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 179-acre campus is located in Elkins, in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 776
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational

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179-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 airports.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Benedum

Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins
26241

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Assembly
  • Student Education Association
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Fellowship Of Christian Athletes

Top Events

  • Parents' Weekend / Alumni Homecoming Weekend
  • Snowball Winter Formal
  • Deja Vu Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
19%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 827
Declined 1,110
Total Received 1,937

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Triathlon
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Criminology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Forestry, Other
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Marketing
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

776

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

776
students

Female
59%
457

Male
41%
319

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

751
students

Female
59%
439

Male
41%
312

4%

25
students

Female
72%
18

Male
28%
7

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
48%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

57

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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