100 Campus Drive Elkins, WV 26241 304-637-1230
About Davis and Elkins College
  • Year of Foundation 1904
  • Size of Campus 170 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Presbyterian
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 624
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 63%, 37%, 23%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 624
Davis & Elkins College, also known as D&E, is a small liberal arts college nestled in the mountains in Elkins, West Virginia, United States.The school was founded in 1904 and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.It was named for Henry G. Davis and his son-in-law Stephen B. Elkins who were both members of the United States Senate from West Virginia. The Senator, the college newspaper, was founded in December 1922. The school's athletic teams, known as the Senators, compete in the NCAA Division II West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The college president is G.T. "Buck" Smith. He had been a consultant to the college from 1998 to 2001. He was named president in 2008
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega - Theatre; Alpha Chi - Junior & Senior Students; Beta Alpha Beta - Business; Phi Alpha Theta - History; Sigma Beta Delta - Business, Management & Administration; Sigma Tau Delta - English
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Community in Christ; Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Setting Rural
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Aurora Reading Nights; Deja Vu Weekend; Gatehouse Lighting Ceremony; Theatrical Performances
  • Distance to nearest bus Clarksburg, West Virginia (58)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (150), Clarksburg, West Virginia (58)
  • Distance to nearest train Washington, DC (210)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 48%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 58%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 42%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (45%), women's dorms (27%), men's dorms (28%)
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 93,696
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Number Of Microforms 221,928
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 3
  • Number Of Books in Library 226,752
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 256
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,190
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 312
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 79%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Davis Memorial Hospital (West Virginia); Randolph County School System (West Virginia)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village