One hallmark of a Davis & Elkins College education is the ability to customize your academic plan. Our liberal arts curriculum encourages you to explore across disciplines, find your passion, and get involved.


For You

39 undergraduate programs enriched by hands-on leadership and service opportunities.

Our 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio give you heightened access to your professors in small class settings and allows them to be invested in your personal success.

D&E is recognized as a College of Distinction, based on criteria including student engagement, great teaching, and successful outcomes.

Customized academic support for all D&E students through our Naylor Learning Center.

Your Perfect College Setting

Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, West Virginia, in the beautiful Allegheny Highlands. With about 7,500 residents, it has a friendly college-town feel that you’ll come to love, plus outdoor adventures and proximity to big-city amenities.

  • Hiking, biking, fishing and skiing are popular activities that you can enjoy right in our backyard!
  • The town of Elkins is home to many boutique shopping and popular eats like C.J. Maggie’s, Beander’s, Smoke on the Water and many more.
  • Many festivals like the annual Forest Festival and Ramps and Rail Festival are hosted throughout the year.
  • Our picture-perfect location provides many reasons for you to fall in love with our safe campus and surrounding area.

Student life at its best 

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Get Connected

Davis & Elkins College is a close-knit place where you can truly make your mark as a you form lifelong friendships.

  • 30+ campus clubs and organizations span interests like music and dance, sustainability, campus ministry, Greek life, and more. Find one that interests you or easily start your own.
  • Numerous activities and events hosted throughout the year, including concerts featuring big-name performers like Lauren Alaina, Brothers Osborne, Landy Antebellum, and the Lumineers.
  • Whether you’re playing or cheering for the Senators in any of 24 varsity sports, we encourage you to don your scarlet gear and join the fun! Go Senators!

Feel right at home

Health, safety, and security are necessary for your success. The area and our campus provide a safe learning environment for your home away from home.

24/7, 365 days per year security is present on campus and is ready and willing to assist you.

  • Davis Medical Center, a top-rated rural health care facility and hospital is less than a half mile from campus.
  • Our Health and Safety Task Force is continually assessing the needs of our campus community to provide the most up-to-date services.

A Strong Value

Davis & Elkins College works closely with you to make our excellent education affordable.




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Take a Virtual Tour of D&E

When you set foot on our campus, it’s hard not to fall in love with the rich history and the splendor of the surrounding highlands. We’d love for you to come for an open house or personal visit. Until then, we offer two ways to virtually visit our campus.

See for yourself

Visit our campus soon! Reserve your space to attend an Open House Event, or create your own, personal visit by scheduling an individual campus visit. The Office of Admission and our entire campus is always excited to share our story, our campus, and lead you to the right college decision.

the degree

that’s right

for you.