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Davis & Elkins College

Elkins, WV 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate43%
Acceptance Rate43%

Davis and Elkins College Academics

Davis & Elkins College requires a minimum of 124 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Davis and Elkins College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Davis and Elkins College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 41% of students who start college at Davis and Elkins College graduate within six years.

Davis and Elkins College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Davis and Elkins College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Davis and Elkins College?

Davis and Elkins College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Davis and Elkins College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Davis and Elkins College

When choosing a major, Davis and Elkins College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Davis and Elkins College.

Student Designed Majors

Davis and Elkins College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Davis and Elkins College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Davis and Elkins College

Davis and Elkins College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Davis & Elkins College

Does Davis and Elkins College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Davis and Elkins College offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Davis and Elkins College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Davis and Elkins College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Davis and Elkins College Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Davis and Elkins College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Davis and Elkins College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Davis and Elkins College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Davis and Elkins College.

Does Davis and Elkins College Require Internships?

❌ Davis and Elkins College does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Davis & Elkins College

Davis & Elkins College Library

The main library on campus is the Booth Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Davis and Elkins College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Davis and Elkins College offers these dual degree programs: with accounting with Duquesne University

•Sustainability studies with Chatham University, business with Duquesne University, accounting with Duquesne University, pharmacy with Marshall University


Does Davis and Elkins College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Davis and Elkins College does not have any ROTC programs.

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