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Davenport University welcomes international students

As a prospective international student looking to study  abroad in the United States, your first step is to decide where to apply to college.

Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree, Davenport University is an ideal college for international students. Since 1866, Davenport has been preparing students for successful careers. In fact, nearly 96% of Davenport graduates are employed in their field of study within six months of graduation.

Explore this page to learn why students and staff from more than 30 countries have chosen Davenport. If you have any questions, please email our international students admissions team at international@davenport.edu or call toll free at 800.686.1600

Experience Davenport University 

Watch this video to get a sense of what awaits you at Davenport University — an ideal college for international students.  

Tour Davenport’s W.A. Lettinga Campus

Take a tour of W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids then contact our international students admissions team with any questions. 

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International students admissions

Davenport University is a perfect college for international students because our degrees are recognized all over the world. We also offer international student services so you have the support you need to succeed. Before you start your free application, review our international undergraduate admissions checklist or the international graduate admissions checklist. When you start your online application, know that you can save your progress and return to your application at any point. If you have questions, contact our international students admissions team at international@davenport.edu or call toll free at 800.686.1600

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Study college abroad

When you study college abroad at Davenport, you can choose from more than 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, technology, health professions and urban education. All of our programs are designed to give you the skills employers are seeking, such as communication, teamwork, critical thinking, problem-solving and more. Davenport’s small class sizes offer you the opportunity to interact with faculty who have deep experience in their respective fields and a willingness to help you succeed. 

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Experience Grand Rapids

Davenport University’s main campus is in Grand Rapids, Michigan, an incredible place to live and learn. As Michigan’s second largest city, Grand Rapids is rich in diversity and opportunity. From restaurants and neighborhood shops to world-class attractions, such as the 158-acre Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, and endless opportunities to hike, bike, paddleboard and more, you will quickly see why Davenport is an ideal college for international students. 

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Davenport is home to students and staff from 30+ countries
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Choose from 60+ bachelor’s and master’s degree programs

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Scholarships for international students

We know the cost to study college abroad is top of mind for you. When it comes to receiving U.S. scholarships for international students, you may qualify for our merit-based scholarships.   

Learn more about scholarships for international students

 

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International student services

From our international student admissions team to international student services, Davenport will help you with everything from pre-arrival information to getting credit for completed coursework.  

Learn more about international students services

 

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College for international students

When you study college abroad at Davenport, you will see that Davenport has something for everyone. From 40+ student organizations to 35+ athletic teams, you can create a life you love. 

Learn more about student life at Davenport

 

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Home away from home 

What else makes Davenport an exceptional college for international students? Our beautiful, state-of-the-art residential communities at the W.A. Lettinga campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Learn more about your housing options

 

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External international student resources  

Beyond Davenport’s international student admissions team and international student services, we are here to help you get answers to all of your questions about college for international students.

Learn more about studying in the United States 

 

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International students admissions deadlines

Before you arrive in the United States to study college abroad, you must have your housing in place — but you cannot apply for housing until you have been accepted to Davenport University.

Learn more about international students admissions deadlines

 

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Jobs for international students  

When you study college abroad in the United States and have F-1 status, you may be eligible to get a job while you are a student at Davenport — including on-campus and off-campus work.

Learn more about jobs for international students

 

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Accredited and approved  

Davenport is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and approved by the United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency as an institution of higher education for training foreign students.

Learn more about Davenport’s accreditations and approvals

 

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Additional resources

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