Tuition & Fees

$29,330

$29,330

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
43%
12-17
34%
6-11
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
34%
12-17
49%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
55%
12-17
30%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,021
Declined + 1,268
Total Received 2,289
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Private (nonprofit)

807

undergraduate students

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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 807
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)

Elkins, WV

170-acre campus in Elkins (population: 7,187), 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

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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

 
3 fraternities 25% of male students
 
2 sororities 22% of female students

% 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
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
600-699
15%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
8%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
43%
12-17
34%
6-11
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
34%
12-17
49%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
55%
12-17
30%

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

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,021
Declined + 1,268
Total Received 2,289

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
Associate Director of Admission
P: 800 624-3157
F: 304 637-1800

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,934,003
State $1,017,464
Institutional $1,724,800
Other external
Total $4,676,267

Non-need-based

Federal $1,862
State $152,000
Institutional $9,533,242
Other external $256,030
Total $9,943,134

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Midwest Athletic Conference
Mascot
Senators
School colors
red and white
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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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Undergraduate

100%

807
students

Female
58%
467

Male
42%
340

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

94%

759
students

Female
58%
439

Male
42%
320

undergraduatePart-time

6%

48
students

Female
59%
28

Male
41%
20

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

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
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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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