Davis and Elkins College is on a 170-acre campus in the small town setting of Elkins, West Virginia.
Davis and Elkins College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Davis and Elkins College has fraternities but does not have sororities.
Davis and Elkins College has the Student Assembly. In fact, more students participate in the Student Assembly than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Davis and Elkins College include Student Education Association, International Student Organization, Student Nurses Association and Fellowship Of Christian Athletes.
The Davis and Elkins College community comes together each year for Parents' Weekend / Alumni Homecoming Weekend, Snowball Winter Formal and Deja Vu Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Davis and Elkins College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||50%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||680|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||475|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||50%|
Davis and Elkins College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Davis and Elkins College students live off campus. In 2022, 50% of undergrads at Davis and Elkins College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Davis and Elkins College. There are 680 spots available in on-campus housing for all 776 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 475 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Davis and Elkins College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Davis and Elkins College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Davis and Elkins College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Davis & Elkins College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Davis and Elkins College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Davis and Elkins College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Davis and Elkins College, take Interstate 79 to Elkins, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Benedum airport.
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