Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV 26241
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Davis & Elkins College is one of the nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in Elkins town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 837 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 236 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 170 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Davis and Elkins College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $28,500, and fees were $492. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,500 and $492 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students837
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 22
Bachelor's degree 2 29

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1946 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1993 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT900 to 1100
ACT17 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$900/credit
In State Students$900/credit
Out of State Students$900/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $40,500 $40,500 $40,500
ADN 70 $63,000 $63,000 $63,000
BSN 125 $112,500 $112,500 $112,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Davis & Elkins College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $4,605
Other Federal Grant 50% $388
State Grant & Scholarships 46% $3,992
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $18,767
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,624
Private Loans 8% $8,448


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,571
$30,001 to $48,000$12,870
$48,001 to $75,000$15,715
$75,001 to $110,000$20,247
Over $110,000$24,109

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.
Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Dr
Elkins, WV 26241

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