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Davis & Elkins College
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  • 4 Year
  • ELKINS, WV

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

100 CAMPUS DR
ELKINS, WV 26241
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference
From Davis & Elkins College

Davis & Elkins College students actively improve our community - on campus and wherever they go in the world. Our mission is to produce critical thinkers and lifelong learners. Leaders are rising and Davis & Elkins College is at the forefront of providing students with the ability to adapt, value deep and meaningful relationships, understand one another across differences, and appreciate the sanctity of truth and beauty in the natural world. Our campus is located in a pristine mountain setting providing safety, security, and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Davis & Elkins College is a private, accredited, NCAA Division II school. Providing a high-value, affordable education helps us deliver our promise of personalized attention from faculty in an intimate, connected community.

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Davis & Elkins College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
920-1140
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$18,819 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,566 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 14 responses
84%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 19 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

Majors

Nursing

Our nursing programs live out the D&E way every day. Nursing instructors get to know you like family – your name, your course load, interests and career aspirations – and work hard to help you reach your professional goals.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    51%
  • On Campus
    43%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
691 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
47
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
55%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Friendly
    67%
  • Careless
    11%
  • Interesting
    11%
  • Outgoing
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
55%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 22 responses
Poll
37%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Friendly
    53%
  • Family
    20%
  • Quaint
    20%
  • Boring
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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