Parents’ Guide to College 2022 Special Section
| Davenport University
6191 Kraft Ave. SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Undergraduate Enrollment Information: 800-686-1600, davenport.edu/go
A career-centered curriculum and real-world experience are what students can expect at Davenport University. For more than 150 years, Davenport has stood apart from other universities because of its unrelenting focus on ensuring its graduates rise to the top of the job market. Its unique approach to education offers students a career-centered curriculum and empowers them with real-world experience.
Davenport’s academic programs meet today’s demands and anticipate tomorrow’s needs. They’re so confident in their curriculum, they offer several career guarantees, ensuring students earn a position in their field or the opportunity to come back and earn a graduate degree at no cost. Davenport’s innovative approach and commitment to quality will help you get where the world is going — and arrive ahead of the pack.
Year founded: 1867
Current enrollment: 5,421
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Number of undergraduate degrees offered: 37
Number of master’s degrees offered: 23
Number of doctoral degrees offered: 0
Subject matter expertise: Business, technology, health and urban education
In-state tuition: $26,020
Out-of-state tuition: $26,020
Percentage of students on financial aid: 96%
Top three awards/recognitions: Davenport was voted the No. 1 safest campus in Michigan and among the top safest universities in the country by YourLocalSecurity.com, partner of SafeStreets — an ADT Authorized Provider. The NCAA has named Davenport among the top 10 universities in the country for student-athlete academic performance, ranking them sixth in the national Division II 2020-21 season. Davenport was named the 2020 Michigan Performance Excellence Award recipient by Michigan Performance Excellence (MIPEx) and is a finalist in the national 2021 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award program, the highest U.S. award for organizational performance excellence. A national winner had not yet been announced at time of publication. // Davenport University is an active member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II (DII). Davenport University has 22 NCAA-sponsored sports, with more than 850 student-athletes enrolled annually.
Affiliated colleges/satellite campuses: Detroit: Wayne Community College, Warren Campus, Midtown Campus. Grand Rapids: W.A. Lettinga Campus. Holland Campus. Kalamazoo Community College. Lansing Campus. Midland: Great Lakes Bay Campus. Traverse City: Northwestern Michigan College.