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Ready to Apply to Davis & Elkins?

Before you apply to Davis & Elkins College, we encourage you to learn more about what makes Senators unique, review our academic programs and see all that our student life has to offer.

Learn More About:

What we are.

We’re a private, accredited NCAA Division II school and member of the Appalachian College Association located in Elkins, West Virginia.

Who we are.

Our small but diverse student body of less than 800 hails from all over the world. Dedicated faculty and staff provide deep, academic and personal support.

Where we are.

Our home is the City of Elkins, a town with a rich arts culture and mom-and-pop shops, nestled in the beautiful Allegheny Highlands near the Monongahela National Forest.


D&E offers a wide variety of paths to your career goals with 45 degree programs and all the individual support you need to be successful.

Of course, the best way to discover Davis & Elkins is to see it for yourself!

Applying to D&E

First things first: Did you fill out your FAFSA?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid determines what financial assistance you qualify for based on your family income. To learn more about the FAFSA, go to

Next, head over to our online application system.

Our system is easy to use. The application process typically takes around 15 minutes.

Step 1:

 Register for an applicant account. You’ll create a username and password, then verify your information via email for security.

Step 2:

Answer basic questions. The form is pretty simple. You’ll give us your name and address, let us know whether you live in the U.S., what degree program you’re interested in, and other information that will help our Office of Admissions advise you.

Step 3:

 Upload unofficial documents. If you have unofficial transcripts and standardized test scores, you can submit them right away. That will help us process your application faster.

Step 4:

Request official documents from your previous school. Order your official transcripts and test scores, and mail them to the D&E Office of Admissions.

Attn: Office of Admissions
Davis & Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, W.Va. 26241

Covid-19 update

D&E’s primary goal in our response to COVID-19 is the health of that community as we continue this institution’s mission of high standards of education, and to prepare and inspire students for success and thoughtful engagement in the world. Read more in our Guide for Returning to Campus.

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