Davis & Elkins College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,000
0.694% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,591
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.1%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
39.8%
1,937 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
776
96.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
39.7%
77 Graduates

About

Davis & Elkins College is a higher education institution located in Randolph County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Davis & Elkins College were General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (16 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (10 degrees).

In 2019, 177 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davis & Elkins College. 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (118 degrees), 3.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $29,000, which is $1,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $29,000, which is $1,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,591.

In 2019, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Davis & Elkins College was $29,000. The cost of tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $1,720 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$18,591
2019 Value
2.42%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Davis & Elkins College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,591. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Davis & Elkins College grew by 2.42%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,501
Room and Board
$1,296
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davis & Elkins College was of $8,501 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,296. The cost of room and board increased by 0.771% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.73% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Davis & Elkins College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.11% with respect to 2018, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.1%
2017 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Davis & Elkins College was 14.1%, which represents 35 out of the 248 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Davis & Elkins College received 1,937 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 22.4% annual decline. Out of those 1,937 applicants, 771 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 39.8% acceptance rate.

There were 776 students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College in 2019, and 58% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Davis & Elkins College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

39.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
771
Accepted Out of 1,937

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davis & Elkins College was 39.8% (771 admissions from 1,937 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 37%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −22.4%, while admissions declined by −16.4%.

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SAT Scores

58%
Submission Percentage
123
Scores Submitted

58% of enrolled first-time students at Davis & Elkins College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Davis & Elkins College has a total enrollment of 776 students. The full-time enrollment at Davis & Elkins College is 751 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 96.8% of students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davis & Elkins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.7% White, 4.51% Black or African American, 2.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.902% Asian, 0.515% Two or More Races, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.2%), followed by White Male (13.7%) and Black or African American Female (2.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davis & Elkins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 776 students. The full-time enrollment at Davis & Elkins College is 751 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 96.8% of students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Davis & Elkins College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Davis & Elkins College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    285
  2. Black or African American
    35
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21

The enrolled student population at Davis & Elkins College is 36.7% White, 4.51% Black or African American, 2.71% Hispanic or Latino, 0.902% Asian, 0.515% Two or More Races, 0.129% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 378 students (48.7%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 69 more women than men received degrees from Davis & Elkins College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Davis & Elkins College is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Davis & Elkins College is General Business Administration & Management (19 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (16 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Davis & Elkins College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), English (8 degrees), and History (4 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Other managers (193,825 people), Postsecondary teachers (184,999 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (183,058 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (175,484 people), and Secondary school teachers (158,084 people).

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), English (8 degrees), History (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Advertising sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), English (8 degrees), History (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Elementary & secondary schools (466,359 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,340 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (175,411 people), Legal services (146,182 people), and Computer Systems Design (137,695 people).

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (13 degrees awarded), English (8 degrees), History (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (3 degrees), and Physical Sciences (4 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Davis & Elkins College.
Most Common
  1. 19 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davis & Elkins College was General Business Administration & Management with 19 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

54
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
123
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Davis & Elkins College, which is 0.439 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (123).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 13 degrees were awarded to men at Davis & Elkins College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.44 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Davis & Elkins College in Registered Nursing, which is 20 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 30% of students graduating from Davis & Elkins College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davis & Elkins College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.09% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    118 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davis & Elkins College is white (118 degrees awarded). There were 3.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

19.2% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    89 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    29 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davis & Elkins College is white female (89 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (29 degrees).

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Operations

Davis & Elkins College has an endowment valued at nearly $45.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.84M (8.41%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Davis & Elkins College had a total salary expenditure of $21.3M. Davis & Elkins College employs 16 Assistant professors, 14 Professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Davis & Elkins College are Female Assistant professors (10), Female Professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 22 employees, and Service with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$45.6M
2019 Endowment
4.33%
growth from 2018

Davis & Elkins College has an endowment valued at about $45.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Davis & Elkins College grew 4.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.89M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.5M - Federal
  2. $5.68k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Davis & Elkins College received $1.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.68k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.71M
2019 Salaries
4.87%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Davis & Elkins College paid a median of $8.71M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($21.3M) and a 4.87% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.38% decline from 2017 and a 8.46% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.34M
Instructional Salaries
44
Number of Employees

In 2019, Davis & Elkins College paid a total of $2.34M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
16 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College were Assistant professor with 16 employees; Professor with 14 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees; and Service with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College was Female Assistant professor with 10 employees, Female Professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Davis & Elkins College.

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