Welcome, community college advisor

At Davenport University, we're committed to helping your students on their educational journey.

We know that as an advisor, you wear a lot of hats. That's why we want to help you help your students find the institution that best fits them and best aligns with their educational goals. So, take a look below at some of the resources we've compiled and let us know if you have any questions –– we're here to help.

Want more information or have questions? Reach out to us at info@davenport.edu

The Davenport difference:

  Path with Map Pin Icon

Transfer credit for courses

Courses taken at your community college might have a different name but may be equivalent to courses at Davenport and could count as transfer college credits toward a Davenport degree.

Learn more about transfer college credits


  Grad Cap Icon

Scholarships for transfer students

To help make education affordable, Davenport offers a wide range of financial aid options, including scholarships for transfer students that are renewable if they maintain standards of academic progress.

Learn more about scholarships for transfer students


  Group of people icon

Campus tours and other engaging events

Before your student decide whether to become a transfer student, we invite them to see Davenport — virtually or in person. They can attend virtual information sessions, faculty meetups, web chats or even an hour-long Walk & Talk tour with a Davenport student ambassador.

Find upcoming events


  Thumbs Up Icon

Rewarding ways to get involved

Home to 75+ athletic teams, student clubs and social and recreational organizations, Davenport has something for everyone. Students can join in for weekly events, including movies, zombie runs and more.

Learn more about student life at Davenport


  Graduation Cap Icon

Net price calculator

When it comes to paying for college, knowledge is power. With Davenport’s college net price calculator, you can take the guesswork out of what your education will actually cost. 

Visit the net price calculator


  Computer Icon

Leading the way in online learning

As the first online learning community in Michigan, Davenport’s Global Campus continues to lead. Over 35 Davenport degrees are 100% online, offering flexibility for busy transfer students.

Learn more about Davenport’s Global Campus


Steps for enrolling at Davenport

  1. Apply for online admission at davenport.edu/apply
  2. Request official transcripts from all previous schools
    Here's where you can mail or email them:


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

    Electronic transcripts can be sent to electronictranscripts@davenport.edu


3. Complete and submit FAFSA - Code: 002249

4. Visit davenport.edu/nextsteps for additional next steps


Do you have a military background? We will personally review your individual situation for potential earned credits. Please learn more and contact our admissions office.

NOTE- Davenport’s nursing programs require an additional, competitive application.

Did you know?

Davenport's ID code for filing FAFSA
91% of our students are employed within 6 months of graduating
Safest campus in Michigan

About Davenport University 

Davenport Campus

Founded in 1866, Davenport is a private, non-profit university serving about 6,500 students at campuses across Michigan and online.

With tuition among the lowest of all private universities in the state, Davenport provides high academic quality, small class sizes, conveniently located campuses, faculty with real-world experience and more than 60 dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs addressing in-demand careers in business, technology, health professions and urban education.


Learn more

Contact admissions

6191 Kraft Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
United States