Recognized for excellence

Since opening its doors in 1866 with a class of 16 students, Davenport University has grown into the second-largest private, nonprofit college or university in Michigan, serving more than 6,000 students. To this day, our career-oriented education empowers students to make meaningful contributions through rewarding careers. 

Throughout the decades, we’ve welcomed students from around the globe, expanded our academic offerings and celebrated significant milestones in diversity, rankings and successful outcomes. We are proud to be nationally recognized by well-respected national publications and educational organizations.