Davenport University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,936

4.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$16,742

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.72%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

78.4%

2,606 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

7,733

35% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

42.3%

138 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 (122 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees), and General Business (104 degrees).

In 2016, 1,859 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Davenport University. 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,198 degrees), 5.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $15,936, which is $-4,224 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Davenport University is $15,936, which is $-4,224 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,742.

In 2016, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 66% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,936

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Davenport University was $15,936. The cost of tuition at Davenport University is $-4,224 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$16,742

2016 Value

3.82%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Davenport University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,742. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Davenport University grew by 3.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,728

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Davenport University was of $7,728 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 16.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Davenport University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.19% with respect to 2015, when 84% 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.

9.72%

2015 Default Rate

395

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Davenport University was 9.72%, which represents 395 out of the 4062 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 2,606 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 17.4% annual growth. Out of those 2,606 applicants, 2,042 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.4% acceptance rate.

There were 7,733 students enrolled at Davenport University in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Davenport University has an overall enrollment yield of 31.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

2,042

Accepted Out of 2,606

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Davenport University was 78.4% (2,042 admissions from 2,606 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 89.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 17.4%, while admissions grew by 3.13%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Davenport University has a total enrollment of 7,733 students. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,710 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,023. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Davenport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.3% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 3.74% Asian, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.03% Two or More Races, 0.634% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Davenport University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (37.2%), followed by White Female (36.2%) and Black or African American Male (5.33%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (50.3%), followed by White Male (17.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

35%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Davenport University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,733 students. The full-time enrollment at Davenport University is 2,710 and the part-time enrollment is 5,023. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Davenport University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2016 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 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Davenport University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,817

  2. Black or African American

    1,126

  3. Asian

    289

The enrolled student population at Davenport University is 62.3% White, 14.6% Black or African American, 3.74% Asian, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 3.03% Two or More Races, 0.634% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.155% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 684 students (8.85%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 413 more women than men received degrees from Davenport University. The majority of degree recipients at Davenport University are white (1,198 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Davenport University is Registered Nursing (122 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (111 degrees) and General Business (104 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 (990 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 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 (1,314,432 people), Accountants & auditors (1,095,763 people), Miscellaneous managers (840,228 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (513,363 people), and Financial managers (433,672 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (990 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees), Health (585 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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 Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, General & operations managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (990 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees), Health (585 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Davenport University are Hospitals (1,774,262 people), Computer Systems Design (869,611 people), Elementary & secondary schools (680,979 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (654,548 people), and Banking & related activities (528,981 people).

The most specialized majors at Davenport University are Business (990 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (161 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (47 degrees), Health (585 degrees), and Communication Technologies (7 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. 122 degrees awarded

  2. 111 degrees awarded

  3. 104 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Davenport University was Registered Nursing with 122 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 723

  2. 1,136

In 2016, 723 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University, which is 0.636 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,136).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 172 degrees were awarded to men at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.778 times less than the 221 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 221 degrees were awarded to women at Davenport University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.28 times more than the 172 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from Davenport University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (53.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Davenport University is Female and White (53.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 13% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,198 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    226 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    190 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Davenport University is white (1,198 degrees awarded). There were 5.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (226 degrees).

10.2% of degree recipients (190 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    731 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    467 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    153 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Davenport University is white female (731 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (467 degrees).

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Operations

Davenport University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $739k (3.61%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Davenport University had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $43M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

Davenport University employs 60 Instructors, 36 Assistant professors, and 24 Associate professors. Most academics at Davenport University are Female Instructors (46), Female Assistant professors(23), and Male Instructors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 133 employees, Management, with 123 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 63 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.5M

2015 Endowment

0.734%

decline from 2014

Davenport University has an endowment valued at about $20.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Davenport University declined 0.734% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.39M 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. $574k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Davenport University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $574k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$43M

Salary Expenditure

$112M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Davenport University had a total expenditure of $112M. Of that $112M, they spent $43M on salaries and $112M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$43M

2015 Salaries

6.67%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Davenport University paid a median of $43M in salaries, which represents 38.2% of their overall expenditure ($112M) and a 6.67% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.75% decline from 2013 and a 3.76% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.39M

Instructional Salaries

133

Number of Employees

In 2015, Davenport University paid a total of $9.39M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

60 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

133 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Davenport University were Instructor with 60 employees; Assistant professor with 36 employees; and Assistant professor with 24 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Davenport University were Office and Administrative Support with 133 employees; Management with 123 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 63 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Davenport University was Female Instructor with 46 employees, Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Instructor with 14 employees.

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

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