Davenport University is one of the forty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in a suburb, in Grand Rapids.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,160 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 582 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 413 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 71%). Every year 44% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Davenport University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $16,728, and fees were $830. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,728 and $830 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students7,160|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||2||20|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
02/01/2008 - 05/01/2012
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
09/01/2014 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
10/01/2007 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
02/01/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/07/2014 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$697/credit|
|In State Students||$697/credit|
|Out of State Students||$697/credit|
|In District Students||$755/credit|
|In State Students||$755/credit|
|Out of State Students||$755/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Davenport University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||7%||$838|
|State Grant & Scholarships||43%||$2,189|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||93%||$8,048|
|Federal Student Loans||69%||$9,509|
$16,788Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$16,680|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,433|
|$48,001 to $75,000$22,142|
|$75,001 to $110,000$22,036|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.