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DU Facts

Who We Are . . .

Data as of Fall 2012

Davenport has 11,304 students                                                                                   

  • 2,422 are graduate students and  8,882 are undergraduate students
  • We offer 80 programs across three colleges:
    • Maine College of Business – 54%
    • College of Health Professions - 28%
    • College of Technology – 18%

Locations

  • 12 campuses and Online
  • 3,429  students are in Grand Rapids
  • 43% of DU students take at least one class online.
  • 451 students live in the residents hall (GR Lettinga Campus)

Delivery

  • The average class size is 15 students
  • Classes are offered day, evening, weekends and online
  • More than 4,000 sections taught each year
  • There are 155 full-time faculty members and 827 adjuncts

Student Demographic Profile

  • 33% are full-time
  • Average age - 31
  • 70% 25 years+
  • 62% female
  • 33% minorities (23% African Americans, 5% Asian, 3% Hispanic)
  • 37% have dependent children in their home
  • 41% are first generation in college
  • 74% are employed while DU students: 43% full-time and 31% part-time
  • 100 international students (32 different countries)

Financial Assistance

Ninety -five percent of DU students receive financial assistance which may include military aid, employer reimbursement, discounts, grants, loans, or financial aid.

  • 46% receive aid from Davenport University
  • 42% receive federal aid
  • 62% take out student loans