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Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV

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.

Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV

Tuition & Fees

$29,960

$29,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
44%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
44%
400-499
42%
300-399
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
42%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
50%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
52%
12-17
36%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 771
Declined + 1,166
Total Received 1,937
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Private (nonprofit)

776

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 5151
ACT 4518

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 776
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

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.

Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
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

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
44%
400-499
37%
300-399
8%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
44%
400-499
42%
300-399
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
6%
18-23
42%
12-17
45%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
38%
12-17
50%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
52%
12-17
36%

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

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 771
Declined + 1,166
Total Received 1,937

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

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$28,359

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,280
Room & board $9,800
Additional fees $680
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $40,960
Average Financial Aid - $28,359
Total with Avg. Aid $12,601
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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
NCAA Division II, Mountain East Conference, GMAC
Mascot
Senators
School colors
red and white

Majors

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

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

776

total students

52%

in-state

48%

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 Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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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