Shape the future of tomorrow

Apply to Davenport's College of Urban Education today. 

Davenport University offers a variety of urban education programs each with specific admission criteria and application steps. So, to best help you on your journey to becoming a Panther, we've outlined below each of our programs, below, and the process for applying. Simply select the program of interest and review your next steps.

Have questions? We're here to help. Email us at info@davenport.edu or call/text us at 800.686.1600.

Select your program of interest below to find more information on the necessary application steps

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

Step 2: Request official high school or GED transcripts

Davenport University
Registrar's Office
6191 Kraft Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Electronic transcripts can be sent to electronictranscripts@davenport.edu

 

Step 3: Submit SAT/ACT scores to DU*

SAT code - 1183, ACT code - 1981

*Davenport University will continue to waive the standardized test (ACT/SAT) requirement for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Criminal background check
  • Resume

 

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Step 4: Passage of Michigan Teacher Test of Certification (MTTC)*

  • Required to receive an interim teaching certificate-Subject Area Test (for those seeking teacher certification or certified teachers seeking new endorsements) or if applicable testing through Michigan Occupational Competency Assessment Center (MOCAC). To learn more and see testing dates, please visit the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification website.

*Not required for admission

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application.

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application.

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application.

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you. 

Follow these steps to apply:

Step 1: Apply for admission to Davenport University

 

Step 2: Complete the College of Urban Education online application. 

To do so, you'll need:

  • Contact information for two professional recommendations
  • Personal essay
  • Davenport student ID number (provided once general application is complete)
  • Resume

Step 3: Interview

  • Your admission rep will coordinate this process with you.