Davenport University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,240
5.86% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$18,350
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.23%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.9%
3,379 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
5,073
43.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
48.1%
202 Graduates

About

Davenport University is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Davenport University were General Business Administration & Management (197 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (184 degrees), and Accounting (93 degrees).

In 2022, 1,525 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davenport University. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,027 degrees), 6.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $21,240, which is $−2,756 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $21,240, which is $−2,756 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,350.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Davenport University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,240
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Davenport University was $21,240. The cost of tuition at Davenport University is $−2,756 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$18,350
2022 Value
3.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Davenport University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,350. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Davenport University grew by 3.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,674
Room and Board
$1,008
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davenport University was of $7,674 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 8.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,008. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Davenport University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2021, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.23%
2019 Default Rate
57
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Davenport University was 2.23%, which represents 57 out of the 2561 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Davenport University received 3,379 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 27.4% annual growth. Out of those 3,379 applicants, 3,342 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.9% acceptance rate.

There were 5,073 students enrolled at Davenport University in 2022.

Davenport University has an overall enrollment yield of 16%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,342
Accepted Out of 3,379

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davenport University was 98.9% (3,342 admissions from 3,379 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 98.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 27.4%, while admissions grew by 28.2%..

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Enrollment

Davenport University had a total enrollment of 5,073 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,185 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,888. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davenport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 8.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 2.88% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Davenport University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (33.3%), followed by White Female (32.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.41%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (57.9%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Two or More Races Female (3.76%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davenport University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,073 students. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,185 and the part-time enrollment is 2,888. This means that 43.1% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Davenport University was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Davenport University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,046 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    645 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    438 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Davenport University is 60% White, 12.7% Black or African American, 8.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.29% Two or More Races, 2.88% Asian, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 421 students (8.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 213 more women than men received degrees from Davenport University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Davenport University is white (1,027 degrees awarded). There were 6.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Davenport University is General Business Administration & Management (197 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (184 degrees) and Accounting (93 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Davenport University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Business (794 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (210 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davenport University are Registered nurses (1,496,802 people), Accountants & auditors (1,053,568 people), Other managers (833,025 people), Software developers (668,358 people), and Financial managers (510,401 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University in 2022 are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Business (794 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (210 degrees), Health (421 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davenport University are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Business (794 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (210 degrees), Health (421 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davenport University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,887,830 people), Computer Systems Design (1,057,122 people), Elementary & secondary schools (786,989 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (555,697 people), and Banking & related activities (542,801 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Business (794 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (210 degrees), Health (421 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Davenport University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 197 degrees awarded
  2. 184 degrees awarded
  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davenport University was General Business Administration & Management with 197 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

656
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
869
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 656 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University, which is 0.755 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (869).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 180 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 180 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 180 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1 times approximately the same the 180 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 34% of students graduating from Davenport University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Davenport University is Female and Black or African American (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.96% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,027 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    157 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davenport University is white (1,027 degrees awarded). There were 6.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (157 degrees).

6.62% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    575 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    452 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Davenport University is white female (575 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (452 degrees).

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Operations

Davenport University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−17.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Davenport University had a total salary expenditure of 95M. Davenport University employs 46 Assistant professors, 41 Instructors and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Davenport University are Female Instructor (33), Female Assistant professor (32), and Male Assistant professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University are: Management, with 96 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 83 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees.

Endowment

$29.4M
2022 Endowment
11.6%
decline from 2021

Davenport University has an endowment valued at about $29.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Davenport University declined 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$37.6M
2022 Salaries
6.35%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Davenport University paid a median of $37.6M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($95M) and a 6.35% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.63M
Instructional Salaries
112
Number of Employees

In 2022, Davenport University paid a total of $8.63M to 112 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
96 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davenport University were Assistant professor with 46 employees, Instructor with 41 employees, and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University were Management with 96 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 83 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davenport University was Female Instructor with 33 employees, Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Davenport University.

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