About Davenport University
On Campus Housing
Davenport University is a not for profit institution headquartered at Grand Rapids, Michigan. With its multiple campuses throughout Michigan and online, Davenport prepares students for successful careers with undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, technology, health and urban education. Davenport aspires to be renowned as a quality institution of higher education that understands the market better than any other institution. Its vision and commitment to quality give students a competitive advantage to “Get Where the World is Going.”
Davenport University is among the oldest institutions of higher education in the state of Michigan. It was founded on January 25, 1866, in Grand Rapids, when the Union Officer Conrad Swinsburg took lessons for a class of 16. This small business school grew out to be Michigan's largest public university. The university became a non-profit institution in 1954. The bachelor's program of the university was introduced in 1980 and the master's program in 1990. The university celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2016 and is striving towards the 2020 goal.
Davenport has a student population of 6,746 and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. White American students are the biggest part of the student base with 66% and the female population is 56%.
DU offers a variety of hands-on, career-centred degree programs in the areas of business, technology, health professions, arts and sciences, and urban education. The university offers more than 50 bachelors and masters degree programs.
The university also offers online programs in Associate, Masters and Bachelors level along with a few certificate programs. University majors include Accounting, Business Management, Computer Science, Health Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Law and Nursing.
Davenport University Accreditation
The university is recognized and is nationally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Davenport University was ranked 111th by US news & World Report in its regional university (midwest) ranking.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The fee structure at Davenport University is on par with the other private institutes of this range. The total one year cost to attend the university comes out to be $ 31,564.
The net price is $ 17,169 and the average annual cost is $ 17,544.
The cost includes
Books & supplies - $ 904
Room And Board - $ 9,928
Other expenses - $ 2,318
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Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$56,680 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At DU, $10,068 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Davenport University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at DU costs around $4,760 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Davenport University provides multiple financial aids to eligible students who cannot pay their fee. To avail these options, a student needs to fill the FAFSA form and determine eligibility.
Davenport University federal school code is 002249.
Now, these are the following aids available to the students.
The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and many more. Last year, 44 % of students received federal grants with an average of $4,534.
The State Aid includes Michigan Competitive Scholarship (MCS), Michigan Tuition Grant (MTG), Tuition Incentive Program (TIP), GEAR UP Michigan! Scholarship and many more. Last year, 58 % of students received state aid with an average of $2,456.
The Institutional Aid includes Gerald R. Ford Memorial Scholarship, Martin Luther King Inherit the Dream Scholarship, Si Se Puede Cesar E. Chavez Scholarship, Platinum Scholarship, Gold Scholarship and many more. Last year, 88 % of students received institutional aid with an average of $8,296.
Davenport University Financial Aid Office
6191 Kraft Ave SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49512,
Contact - 866-774-0004