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Davenport University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Davenport University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. 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?

2022 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 116 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is auditing.

Overall Quality

Davenport University is ranked #2,019 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Davenport University is also ranked #50 out of 67 schools in Michigan.

See all of the rankings for Davenport University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Davenport University?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 93%, Davenport University has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Learn more about Davenport University admissions.

Davenport University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 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 20%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  20 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Davenport University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Davenport University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Davenport University the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 40%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  40 out of 100

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

Davenport University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,999 undergraduates at Davenport University with 2,408 being full-time and 2,591 being part-time.

How Much Does Davenport University Cost?

The overall average net price of Davenport University is $16,098. 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 +
$15,751 $20,521 $20,172 $25,280 $23,457

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 61% of students took out student loans averaging $12,776 a year. That adds up to $51,104 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Davenport University is 9.9%. 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?

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.


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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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 30 majors graduated from Davenport University. Of these students, 1,118 received undergraduate degrees and 424 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 202 $57,574
Business Administration & Management 161 $47,801
Accounting 83 $44,691
General Business/Commerce 83 $46,673
Marketing 61 $38,751
Information Technology 60 $55,151
Human Resource Management 49 $44,468
Health & Medical Administrative Services 45 $39,549
Computer Science 40 NA
Mental & Social Health Services 38 NA

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 2019-2020, 5,651 students took at least one online class at Davenport University. This is an increase from the 4,707 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 5,651 3,360
2018-2019 4,707 2,796
2017-2018 4,915 2,908
2016-2017 5,093 2,994
2015-2016 5,305 3,206

Learn more about online learning at Davenport University.

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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