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Davenport University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Davenport University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Davenport University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Davenport University was awarded 27 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Davenport University is ranked #1,266 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Davenport University is also ranked #36 out of 42 schools in Michigan.

See all of the rankings for Davenport University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Davenport University?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Davenport University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 82%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Learn more about Davenport University admissions.

Davenport University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Davenport University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Davenport University is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Davenport University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Davenport University is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Davenport University this rate is 29%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at Davenport University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,329 undergraduates at Davenport University with 2,557 being full-time and 2,772 being part-time.

Davenport University Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Davenport University is 64.56 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  64.56 out of 100
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How Much Does Davenport University Cost?

The overall average net price of Davenport University is $17,670. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Davenport University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,364 $20,323 $23,692 $22,547 $26,937

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Davenport University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Davenport University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Davenport University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,700 in their early years. This is about 23% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Davenport University make the most money.

Location of Davenport University

Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Davenport University is a private not-for-profit institution. Davenport University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Davenport University

Contact details for Davenport University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6191 Kraft Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49512-9396
Phone: 616-698-7111
Website: www.davenport.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DavenportU
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/davenportu

Davenport University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 30 majors graduated from Davenport University. Of these students, 1,178 received undergraduate degrees and 439 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 167 $55,800
Business Administration & Management 136 $42,600
General Business/Commerce 128 $40,600
Accounting 108 $40,700
Health & Medical Administrative Services 71 $36,100
Marketing 67 $34,500
Human Resource Management 65 $40,500
Computer Science 46 NA
Information Technology 40 $46,400
Health & Physical Education 36 $33,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Davenport University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Davenport University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 4,915 students took at least one online class at Davenport University. This is a decrease from the 5,093 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,915 2,908
2016-2017 5,093 2,994
2015-2016 5,305 3,206
2014-2015 4,982 3,326
2013-2014 5,372 3,543

Learn more about online learning at Davenport University.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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