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Davenport University
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  • 4 Year
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Davenport is a private university located in Caledonia Township, Michigan in the Grand Rapids Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,408 undergraduate students. The Davenport acceptance rate is 93%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Accounting. Graduating 52% of students, Davenport alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,400.

About

6191 KRAFT AVENUE S.E.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49512
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Davenport University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Davenport Admissions

Acceptance Rate
93%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$18,333 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,412 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 70 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 76 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 75 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
42
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
14
Online Bachelor's Programs
26
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    43%
  • On Campus
    9%
  • Online
    49%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,408 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,591
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Dedicated
    39%
  • Focused, goal-oriented
    17%
  • Team motivated
    17%
  • Independent
    14%
  • Motivated and social
    11%
  • really dumb, "meatheads"
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
72%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 68 responses
Poll
37%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 97 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Get where the world is going.
    66%
  • Awesome place to get a great education
    12%
  • Student Dedication for advanced learning
    12%
  • Students are really dumb
    4%
  • Biased
    2%
  • Just starting this Semester - Winter 2020
    2%
  • Strict
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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