Davenport University (Grand Rapids): Narrative Description

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415 East Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tel: (616)451-3511
Free: 800-632-9569
Fax: (616)732-1142
Web Site: http://www.davenport.edu/


Independent, comprehensive, coed. Part of Davenport University. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1866. Setting: urban campus. Total university enrollment: 13,124. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 16:1. Retention: 51% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: essay, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $8376 full-time, $349 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $100 full-time, $50 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to location. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to location.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. Option: coed housing available.

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