Davis & Elkins College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,500

1.79% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,220

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

41.6%

2,295 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

837

93.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

44.8%

82 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 Registered Nursing (31 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (12 degrees).

In 2017, 223 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davis & Elkins College. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (168 degrees), 5.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $28,500, which is $3,306 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $28,500, which is $3,306 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,220.

In 2017, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,500

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Davis & Elkins College was $28,500. The cost of tuition at Davis & Elkins College is $3,306 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$18,220

2017 Value

2.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Davis & Elkins College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,220. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Davis & Elkins College grew by 2.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,573

Room and Board

$1,250

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davis & Elkins College was of $8,573 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,250. The cost of room and board increased by 5.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.21% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at Davis & Elkins College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.3% with respect to 2016, when 87% 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.

16.4%

2016 Default Rate

42

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Davis & Elkins College was 16.4%, which represents 42 out of the 256 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 2,295 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 23.9% annual growth. Out of those 2,295 applicants, 955 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 41.6% acceptance rate.

There were 837 students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College in 2017, and 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Davis & Elkins College has an overall enrollment yield of 24.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

41.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

955

Accepted Out of 2,295

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davis & Elkins College was 41.6% (955 admissions from 2,295 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 50.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 23.9%, while admissions grew by 2.14%.

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SAT Scores

32%

Submission Percentage

76

Scores Submitted

32% of enrolled first-time students at Davis & Elkins College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Davis & Elkins College has a total enrollment of 837 students. The full-time enrollment at Davis & Elkins College is 785 students and the part-time enrollment is 52. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davis & Elkins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.3% White, 5.38% Black or African American, 3.35% Hispanic or Latino, 0.239% Asian, 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.2%), followed by White Male (19%) and Black or African American Female (3.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davis & Elkins College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 837 students. The full-time enrollment at Davis & Elkins College is 785 and the part-time enrollment is 52. This means that 93.8% of students enrolled at Davis & Elkins College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%

2017 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 72%. 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

    463

  2. Black or African American

    45

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    28

The enrolled student population at Davis & Elkins College is 55.3% White, 5.38% Black or African American, 3.35% Hispanic or Latino, 0.239% Asian, 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 222 students (26.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 43 more women than men received degrees from Davis & Elkins College. The majority of degree recipients at Davis & Elkins College are white (168 degrees awarded). There were 5.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Davis & Elkins College is Registered Nursing (31 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (12 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 (24 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Elementary & middle school teachers (157,063 people), Other managers (146,298 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (139,465 people), Postsecondary teachers (139,080 people), and Physicians (92,152 people).

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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 (288,353 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (284,834 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (150,171 people), Legal services (104,636 people), and Computer Systems Design (99,505 people).

The most specialized majors at Davis & Elkins College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees awarded), History (9 degrees), Physical Sciences (10 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (2 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. 31 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davis & Elkins College was Registered Nursing with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 90

  2. 133

In 2017, 90 degrees were awarded to men at Davis & Elkins College, which is 0.677 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (133).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Davis & Elkins College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.29 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 51 degrees were awarded to women at Davis & Elkins College in Registered Nursing, which is 17 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%

100% Completion Time

41%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davis & Elkins College is Female and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 15.9% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    168 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davis & Elkins College is white (168 degrees awarded). There were 5.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (30 degrees).

13.5% of degree recipients (30 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    112 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davis & Elkins College is white female (112 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Davis & Elkins College has an endowment valued at nearly $41M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.7M (11.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Davis & Elkins College had a total salary expenditure of $20.3M. Davis & Elkins College employs 23 Assistant professors, 13 Professors, and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Davis & Elkins College are Male Assistant professors (12), Female Assistant professors(11), and Female Professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College are: Service, with 34 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$41M

2017 Endowment

10.7%

growth from 2016

Davis & Elkins College has an endowment valued at about $41M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Davis & Elkins College grew 10.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.87M 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. $1.39M - Federal

  2. $38.6k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Davis & Elkins College received $1.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $38.6k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.48M

2017 Salaries

8.46%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Davis & Elkins College paid a median of $9.48M in salaries, which represents 46.7% of their overall expenditure ($20.3M) and a 8.46% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.21% decline from 2015 and a 1.63% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.43M

Instructional Salaries

47

Number of Employees

In 2017, Davis & Elkins College paid a total of $2.43M to 47 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

23 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

34 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College were Assistant professor with 23 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College were Service with 34 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davis & Elkins College was Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Professor with 8 employees.

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

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