If you are thinking about applying to Davis and Elkins College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Davis and Elkins College's admissions stats.
|Davis and Elkins College 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Mean SAT Score||1018|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||43.2%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||49.2%|
These are the application deadlines for Davis & Elkins College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Davis and Elkins College does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Davis and Elkins College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Davis and Elkins College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Davis and Elkins College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Davis and Elkins College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Davis and Elkins College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Davis and Elkins College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Davis and Elkins College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Davis and Elkins College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 43.2% of Davis and Elkins College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 49.2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Davis and Elkins College applicants, you should strive to earn between 940 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Davis and Elkins College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 940, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Davis and Elkins College student is 1018.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Davis and Elkins College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Davis and Elkins College students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
To be most competitive at Davis and Elkins College, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Davis and Elkins College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Davis and Elkins College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Davis and Elkins College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Davis and Elkins College during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Davis and Elkins College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Davis and Elkins College.
Does Davis and Elkins College accept transfer credits?
✅ Davis and Elkins College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Davis and Elkins College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Davis and Elkins College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Davis and Elkins College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Davis and Elkins College?
❌ No, Davis and Elkins College is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Davis and Elkins College's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Davis and Elkins College is 43%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Davis and Elkins College?
❌ Davis and Elkins College does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Davis and Elkins College? Davis and Elkins College is a somewhat selective institution. The Davis and Elkins College acceptance rate is 43%. This means that the institution accepts 42 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Davis and Elkins College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Davis and Elkins College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
23 and Above
17 to 23
17 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Davis and Elkins College is 20. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Davis and Elkins College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1100 and Above
940 to 1100
940 and Less
The median SAT score for Davis and Elkins College students is 1018. Applicants with SAT scores of 1100 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Davis and Elkins College, while applicants with SAT scores between 940 to 1100 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Davis and Elkins College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Davis and Elkins College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.35. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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