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Colleges / Davenport University

Davenport University

Grand Rapids, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

Davenport University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Davenport University. Around 82% of applicants get into Davenport University each year. Out of 2,568 applications received in 2023, 2,104 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Davenport University, the fee for the application costs $25.

Davenport University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Davenport University's admissions stats.

Davenport University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 5%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 60%
Waitlist No

Davenport University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Davenport University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes

Want to Apply Early to Davenport University?

Davenport University offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

Some students apply to college early because they hope it will help their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Davenport University Admissions

Transferring to Davenport University

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Davenport University

Davenport University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Davenport University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Davenport University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Davenport University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important

Make sure to check with Davenport University for more information on admission factors.

Davenport University Application Requirements

To apply to Davenport University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Davenport University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Davenport University?

Students admitted to Davenport University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Davenport University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2014, 5% of Davenport University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to Davenport University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Davenport University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Davenport University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Davenport University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Davenport University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Davenport University.

Does Davenport University accept transfer credits?

✅ Davenport University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Davenport University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Davenport University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Davenport University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Davenport University?

✅ Davenport University is not test optional.

What is Davenport University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Davenport University is 82%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Davenport University?

✅ Davenport University offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.

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Davenport University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Davenport University? Davenport University is a less selective institution. The Davenport University acceptance rate is 82%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.


Davenport University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Davenport University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Davenport University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Davenport University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Davenport University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Davenport University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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