Davis & Elkins increases enrollement by 68%

Davis & Elkins College recently announced admission figures which demonstrate the College’s fifth consecutive year of increased enrollment.

Davis & Elkins College reports a total growth of 65.8 percent since 2008. The Office of the Registrar reported the official figures for the new academic year totaling 847 full-time students, 318 are new students and 529 are returning students.

The president of the College attributes the rise in enrollment to various factors including the Highlands Scholars program, recent upgrades in facilities, the highly credentialed faculty and staff, and the revision of curricular and co-curricular programs.

Recent upgrades and improvements include new $600,000 synthetic turf field and Locker Rooms,  renovations to the school’s Ceramics Studio, and the addition of a dance program an arts and entertainment season for students and the public.