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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. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Davenport University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Davenport University was awarded 26 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Davenport University is ranked #1,380 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Davenport University held the #1,464 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 43 colleges in Michigan, Davenport University is ranked at #37.

See all of the rankings for Davenport University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Davenport University?

Acceptance Rate

Davenport University has an acceptance rate of 82%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Learn more about Davenport University admissions.

Davenport University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Davenport University is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Davenport University is 17%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  17 out of 100

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

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Davenport University have a four-year graduation rate of 29%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  29 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Davenport University.

Average Overall Diversity at Davenport University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,597 undergraduates at Davenport University with 2,621 being full-time and 2,976 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.

Davenport University scored 42.42 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  42.42 out of 100
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How Much Does Davenport University Cost?

The overall average net price of Davenport University is $16,972. 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 +
$16,680 $19,433 $22,142 $22,036 $22,036

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Davenport University, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $10,660 a year. That adds up to $42,640 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Davenport University is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Davenport University Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Davenport University make around $30,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 25% less that the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Davenport University make the most money.

Location of Davenport University

Davenport University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Grand Rapids is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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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

Davenport University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 26 majors graduated from Davenport University. Of these students, 1,219 received undergraduate degrees and 562 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 166 $55,800
Business Administration & Management 134 $42,600
General Business/Commerce 123 $40,600
Accounting 100 $40,700
Marketing 71 $34,500
Health & Medical Administrative Services 70 $36,100
Human Resource Management 61 $40,500
Information Technology 52 $46,400
Health & Physical Education 38 $33,700
Computer Systems Networking 36 $51,700

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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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.


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