Davenport University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,408
4.92% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$16,061
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.93%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
81.9%
2,568 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
6,429
40.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
53%
152 Graduates

About

Davenport University is a higher education institution located in Kent County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Davenport University were Registered Nursing (167 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (134 degrees), and General Business (128 degrees).

In 2019, 1,714 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davenport University. 56.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,136 degrees), 6.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (186 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $18,408, which is $−3,618 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $18,408, which is $−3,618 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,061.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 56% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,408
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Davenport University was $18,408. The cost of tuition at Davenport University is $−3,618 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$16,061
2019 Value
6.45%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Davenport University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,061. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Davenport University grew by 6.45%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,126
Room and Board
$904
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davenport University was of $8,126 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $904. The cost of room and board increased by 0.16% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
56%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Davenport University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 17.6% with respect to 2018, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.93%
2017 Default Rate
319
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Davenport University was 9.93%, which represents 319 out of the 3213 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 2,568 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 17.6% annual growth. Out of those 2,568 applicants, 2,104 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,429 students enrolled at Davenport University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Davenport University has an overall enrollment yield of 30%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,104
Accepted Out of 2,568

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davenport University was 81.9% (2,104 admissions from 2,568 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 89.3%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 17.6%, while admissions grew by 7.84%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Davenport University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Davenport University has a total enrollment of 6,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,629 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,800. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davenport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.6% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 6.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.576% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Davenport University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (36.3%), followed by White Female (34.9%) and Black or African American Male (5.07%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50%), followed by White Male (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (6.79%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davenport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,429 students. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,629 and the part-time enrollment is 3,800. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2019 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Davenport University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,027
  2. Black or African American
    840
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    392

The enrolled student population at Davenport University is 62.6% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 6.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.25% Asian, 3.1% Two or More Races, 0.576% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.171% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 507 students (7.89%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 236 more women than men received degrees from Davenport University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Davenport University is white (1,136 degrees awarded). There were 6.11 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (186 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Davenport University is Registered Nursing (167 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (134 degrees) and General Business (128 degrees).

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 Business (922 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (182 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,461,356 people), Accountants & auditors (1,004,154 people), Other managers (817,961 people), Software developers (632,978 people), and Financial managers (505,993 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (922 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (182 degrees), Health (512 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees).

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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, Architectural & engineering managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (922 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (182 degrees), Health (512 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees).

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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 (1,802,560 people), Computer Systems Design (993,190 people), Elementary & secondary schools (743,620 people), Banking & related activities (536,097 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (528,887 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (922 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (8 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (182 degrees), Health (512 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 167 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 134 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 128 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davenport University was Registered Nursing with 167 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

739
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
975
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 739 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University, which is 0.758 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (975).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 201 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 182 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 182 degrees were awarded to women at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.905 times less than the 201 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

33%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 33% of students graduating from Davenport University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davenport University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 9.87% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,136 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    186 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davenport University is white (1,136 degrees awarded). There were 6.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (186 degrees).

6.53% of degree recipients (112 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    646 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    490 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davenport University is white female (646 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (490 degrees).

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Operations

Davenport University has an endowment valued at nearly $26M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.42M (9.33%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Davenport University had a total salary expenditure of $95.7M. Davenport University employs 45 Instructors, 37 Assistant professors, and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at Davenport University are Female Instructors (37), Female Assistant professors(24), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 109 employees, Management, with 87 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26M
2019 Endowment
2.17%
growth from 2018

Davenport University has an endowment valued at about $26M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Davenport University grew 2.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.5M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $904k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Davenport University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $904k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$40.3M
2019 Salaries
3.07%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Davenport University paid a median of $40.3M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($95.7M) and a 3.07% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.93% decline from 2017 and a 1.9% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.29M
Instructional Salaries
109
Number of Employees

In 2019, Davenport University paid a total of $8.29M to 109 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
109 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davenport University were Instructor with 45 employees; Assistant professor with 37 employees; and Assistant professor with 22 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 109 employees; Management with 87 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davenport University was Female Instructor with 37 employees, Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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

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