Davis and Elkins College

100 Campus Dr, Elkins, United States
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Overview of Davis and Elkins College

About this school

Davis and Elkins, 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.
  • Website


    www.dewv.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Co-ed

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:640
    • Men:224 Men (35.0%)
    • Women:416 Women (65.0%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Davis and Elkins College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
1
2
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
100 Campus Drive
City, State, Zip
Elkins, WV 26241-3996
Phone
(304) 637-1230
Fax
(304) 637-1800
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 351 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 214 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 137 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
117 (44%) of 264 admitted students enrolled
Women
69 (45%) of 155 admitted students enrolled
Men
48 (44%) of 109 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.90
375 And Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
30%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
33%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,992 (73.41%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,250 (23.42%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,250 (3.17%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Davis and Elkins College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003811
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
100 (84.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
83 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
83 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
23 (27.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$13,079
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 55 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,220
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 63 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,244
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 83 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
35 (29.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,723

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
473 (86.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
422 (89.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
422 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
92 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$12,635
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 314 (74.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,516
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 351 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,250
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 422 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
120 (21.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,840

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,973
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, Health Fields, Physical Sciences, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$770

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


44

Part-Time Faculty


20

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


52%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 55% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
80
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Davis and Elkins College provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


66.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


48.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (42)


  • Accounting
  • 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, 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
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    7,214

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    170 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    16.2 average low in January, 77.6 average high in September
    Rain
    172 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    24 mile(s) from campus in Weston
    Nearest Train Station
    100 mile(s) from campus in Cumberland, Md.

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    49% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through senior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    50%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
    Mascot
    Senator
    School Colors
    Scarlet and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Skiing (Downhill)
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Golf
    Skiing (Downhill)
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, football, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Davis and Elkins College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, beta alpha beta, campus radio station, student nurses association, student education association, international student organization

    Sororities


    8% of women participate

    Fraternities


    4% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    568

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    640
    Women
    416
    Men
    224

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • Not reported

    International Students


    Not reported

    Average Age


    22

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources