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Davis and Elkins College - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Northeastern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The Middle Atlantic region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The campus area is 170 acres.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
170-acre campus in Elkins (population: 8,000), 105 miles east of
Charleston and 130 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pa. Served by air; major
airports serve Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. (150 miles); bus serves
Clarksburg (58 miles). School operates transportation to downtown Elkins,
Clarksburg, and to air and bus terminals.


Types of Housing

  • Coed Dorms are used by 23% of the on-campus students.
  • Women's Dorms are used by 35% of the on-campus students.
  • Men's Dorms are used by 42% of the on-campus students.
  • Fraternity housing.
  • 44% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 56% of all students live off campus or commute.
  • On average, 70% of all students are on campus during the weekend.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • All freshmen must live on campus.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • All students may have cars on campus.
  • 50% of all students have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age but certain restrictions apply.

Other Policies

  • Class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Hazing Prohibited
  • Other: Firearms prohibited.

Student Employment

  • 43% of full-time undergraduates work on campus during the year.
  • Undergraduates may expect to earn, on average, $1000 per year working part-time on campus.
  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are fair.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.