Davis & Elkins College (DEWV)

Elkins, WV

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Davis & Elkins College

Davis & Elkins College

Davis & Elkins College Student Essentials

Davis & Elkins College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Presbyterian Church (USA)
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Senators
Website: www.dewv.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $23,820
Out-of-State Tuition: $23,820
Retention Rate: 55%
Enrollment: 885
Year Established: 1904

About DEWV

Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia, is a small, private college that offers traditional and innovative degree programs. Subject areas range from the academic to the professional and pre-professional. Davis and Elkins College is also located near a number of culturally lively communities.

Undergraduate majors include academic and creative arts disciplines like:

  • Art
  • Theatre
  • English
  • Religion
  • Philosophy

Students may also pursue a bachelor’s or associate’s in a professional field like:

  • Computer science
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Hospitality and tourism management
  • Psychology and human services

Pre-professional majors include:

  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Ministerial
  • Pre-Physical Therapy

Davis and Elkins College also has a unique degree program, called a Contract Degree. The Contract Degree allows students to devise their own curriculum and major.

Campus life activities include performing arts groups, and student clubs and religious activities. Davis and Elkins College is also only two hours from the city of Charleston. Both within Charleston and in the surrounding areas, students may take advantage of numerous cultural and creative arts activities.

Davis and Elkins College awards federal and private loans to help students with tuition costs. To apply for loans, applicants must submit a FAFSA. There is also a scholarship program called The Highland Scholars program. Minimal eligibility requirements for this program include a GPA of at least 2.5.

Admissions applications are available on the Davis and Elkins College website.

DEWV Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Davis & Elkins College 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

School is nice for those seeking a small/intimate feeling; not ideal for city folk. College is over priced for what is provided; recommended


DEWV Location

Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Dr
Elkins, WV 26241


Getting Around DEWV

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Elkins, WV

Winter
Dec
42
23
Jan
39
19
Feb
43
22
Spring
Mar
52
28
Apr
63
37
May
71
45
Summer
Jun
78
55
Jul
81
59
Aug
80
58
Fall
Sep
74
51
Oct
64
38
Nov
53
31

DEWV Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 885
Freshman Class 361
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 885

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 77%
  • Unknown and Other: 18%
African American 4%
Caucasian 77%
Unknown and Other 18%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 63%
Part-Time 37%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 10%
Domestic 90%

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