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Study at Davenport University

Davenport University is a private, non profit, multi-location university located in Northern Indiana and throughout Michigan. It was established in the year 1866. The university offers Masters Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, Associates Degrees, diplomas and post-grad certification programs in various fields of study like business, technology, health professions and other graduate studies.

The main DU campus is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It includes student organizations, clubs, residence halls and athletic programs for the students.

DU is a member of the NAIA Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. Their sports teams are nicknamed Panthers. The University also has two hockey teams. Davenport has become a Club hockey powerhouse with a number of league titles and a National Championship in 2008.

Profile of Davenport University

Davenport is found in Grand Rapids, MI. Grand Rapids is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Post-Master's certificate at Davenport.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management, computer science and engineering, and medical administration.

Davenport Selectivity

Admission to Davenport is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 11, 606 in 2007 at Davenport. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Davenport are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Davenport values student athletics, and belongs to the Independent Great Lakes Region.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Davenport University prepares individuals and organizations to excel in the knowledge-driven environment of the 21st century. "

Davenport Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 345business management, accounting, business, marketing, business administration, international business, finance, entrepreneurship, . . .
Medical administration291medical billing, health care administration, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical secretary, clinical assistant, medical records admin
Medical Support and Technology239medical coding, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine231licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering214computer networking, systems analyst, computer security, webmastering, computer support, web design, computer programming, information science
Law59legal assistant, legal secretary
office and Administration50executive secretary, office management, office data entry, administrative assistant, data entry
Security and Law Enforcement7corrections and criminal justice, corrections, security services management, criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counselling6massage therapy
Engineering Technician6electronics tech
Media5desktop publishing and imaging

Contact: Davenport

Davenport University

6191 Kraft Avenue S. E.

Grand Rapids, MI 49512-9396

General Phone: (616) 698-7111


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