Davenport University Overview
Davenport University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is Davenport University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Davenport University.
- In 2017-2018, 21% of the faculty were full-time.
Davenport University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Davenport University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Davenport University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Davenport University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Davenport University?
Contact details for Davenport University are given below.
|Address:||6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49512-9396|
How Do I Get Into Davenport University?
You can apply to Davenport University online at: www.davenport.edu/office-admissions/apply-now
Admission Requirements for Davenport University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Davenport University?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.
Can I Afford Davenport University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Davenport University, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $11,317 a year. That adds up to $45,268 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Davenport University is 8.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Davenport University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,351 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,467 full-time undergraduates at Davenport University, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Davenport University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||198|
|Hispanic or Latino||144|
Michigan students aren't the only ones who study at Davenport University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 10 countries are represented at Davenport University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, India, and Pakistan.
Online Learning at Davenport University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Davenport University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Davenport University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Davenport University was -4.8%. This is the #2,461 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Davenport University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Davenport University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||1%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||29%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||29%|
|Human Resource Management||8%|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||11%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Davenport University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Davenport University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Biomathematics & Bioinformatics||#9|
|Computer Systems Analysis||#10|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#42|
|Biological & Biomedical Sciences||#56|
|Health Sciences & Services||#61|
|Finance & Financial Management||#85|
|Legal Support Services||#90|
|Health & Physical Education||#108|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||#125|
|Human Resource Management||#167|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#238|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#392|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#474|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Davenport University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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