Davenport University

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Since 1866, Davenport University has been providing students with real-world experience, giving them the edge they need to get the career they want.

Our goal is to offer guaranteed job placement to most of our students by 2020. Our unique approach includes:

  • Listening to and meeting the needs of employers and CEOs of major companies.
  • Preparing students with a real-world, career-focused curriculum.
  • Immersing students in our Excellence System, which promotes lifelong learning and equips students with the competencies they need for their chosen profession.

At Davenport, we want to be renowned nationally and internationally as a quality institution of higher education. By understanding the market better than anyone, we believe our students will get where the world is going.

Accreditation and Approvals

Davenport University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

Michigan State Board of Accountancy. A bachelor’s degree earned at Davenport University with a major in accounting is fully recognized by the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.
CFP. A bachelor’s degree in finance with a Financial Planning Specialty is fully recognized by the CFP (Certified Financial Planning) Standards Board.

American Bar Association. The Paralegal Studies Program, which offers an Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at the campus in Grand Rapids, MI has been continuously approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) since 1994.

State/Federal Approvals. Davenport University, an independent, nonprofit institution, is chartered by the State of Michigan and is empowered to grant degrees; it is also certified by the State Approval Agency of the Department of Education. Davenport University is recognized for veterans’ training under the G.I. Bill for Veterans Educational Assistance. The University is approved by the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service as an institution of higher education for training foreign students. The University is approved by agencies of the state and federal governments for many programs including Rehabilitation, Work Incentive, etc.

Accreditation credentials are available for review from University officials upon request.

Programs Available at Davenport University:

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    Davenport University prepares and transforms students to achieve the highest levels of academic performance, leading them to excel and advance in their chosen fields in the 21st century. The Global Campus’s mission is U! We are a group of passionate educators who strive to provide the best undergraduate and graduate degrees. We strive to create a community of distance learners and educators with unparalleled support, resources, guidance and innovation to give our learners an edge in growth and goal attainment.

*For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.davenport.edu/gainful-employment.