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Gender
Ethnicity
Federal Pell Grant
Retention Rates
Graduation Rates

Graduation Rates - Athletics
Graduation Rates - Athletic Historic
Top Employers
Job Placement by College
Top Universities for Further Education
 

GENDER
Male 43%                                                                                               
Female  57%
Source: Fall 2021 Databook
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RACE / ETHNICITY
American Indian / Alaskan Native 1%                                                                                               
Asian / Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander  3%
Black / African American 14%
Hispanic / Latino  8%
White 70%
Two or more races  3%
Source: Fall 2021 Databook
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RETENTION RATE
(for certificate or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students) 
  • Full-time students: 78%
  • Part-time students: 35%
Source: Fall 2021 Databook
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FEDERAL PELL GRANT RECIPIENTS - 32%
Source: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Based on undergraduate students of Fall 2021.
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GRADUATION RATES
*Data as of Fall 2021 for the Fall 2015 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates graduating in 150% time.
  • Overall: 48%
  • Male: 40%
  • Female: 61%
Graduation Rate by Race / Ethnicity
  • Asian: 56%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 67%
  • Black or African American: 19%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 43%
  • White: 52%
  • Two or more races: 51%
  • None Reported: 33%
Graduates by Grant/Loan Type
  • Graduates with Federal Pell Grant: 41%
  • Graduates with Stafford Loan (excluding those with Pell grant): 47%
  • Graduates with neither Pell Grant or Stafford Loan: 59%
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ATHLETIC GRADUATION RATE
*Data as of Fall 2021 for the Fall 2015 cohort of degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates who graduated in 150% time.
  • Overall: 54%
  • Male: 45%
  • Female: 70%
Female
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: none
  • Asian: 100%
  • Black or African American: 14%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 33%
  • White: 75%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 78%
  • None Reported: none
  • Two or more races: 83%
Male
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 100%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Black or African American: 38%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 75%
  • White: 44%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 33%
  • None Reported: 0%
  • Two or more races: 58%
By Sport
  • Football: 40%
  • Men's Baseball Team: 46%
  • Men's Basketball Team: 40%
  • Men's Bowling Team: 56%
  • Men's Cross Country Team: 67%
  • Men's Hockey Team D1: 75%
  • Men's Hockey Team D2: 17%
  • Men's Hockey Team D3: 29%
  • Men's Track/Field Team: 67%
  • Men's Soccer Team: 33%
  • Men's Tennis Team: 50%
  • Men's Volleyball Team: 40%
  • Men's Wrestling: 44%
  • Women's Basketball Team: 89%
  • Women's Bowling Team: 75%
  • Women's Competitive Cheer: 25%
  • Women's Golf Team: 50%
  • Women's Ice Hockey Team: 75%
  • Women's Lacrosse Team: 75%
  • Women's Rugby Team: 33%
  • Women's Soccer Team: 75%
  • Women's Softball Team: 73%
  • Women's Tennis Team: 67%
  • Women's Indoor Track/Field: 45%
  • Women's Volleyball Team: 93%
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HISTORIC ATHLETIC GRADUATION RATEE

*Fall 2015 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 52%
  • Male - 45%
  • Female - 62%

*Fall 2014 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 49%
  • Male - 44%
  • Female - 55%

*Fall 2013 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 58%
  • Male - 53%
  • Female - 64%

*Fall 2012 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 61%
  • Male - 54%
  • Female - 68%

*Fall 2011 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 44%
  • Male - 42%
  • Female - 46%

*Fall 2010 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 45%
  • Male - 37%
  • Female - 59%

*Fall 2009 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 46%
  • Male - 44%
  • Female - 55%

*Fall 2008 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.

  • Overall - 49%
  • Male - 45%
  • Female - 55%
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TOP EMPLOYERS of DU GRADS
  • Ascension Mary Free Bed
  • Auto-Owners Insurance McLaren
  • BDO Medilodge
  • Beaumont Mercy Health
  • Bronson Metro Health
  • Covenant HealthCare
  • Michigan Public Health Institute
  • Davenport University
  • Michigan State University
  • Dematic
  • MidMichigan Health
  • DTE Energy
  • Munson Medical Center
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Perrigo
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Scheurer Health
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Sparrow
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Spectrum Health
  • Henry Ford Health
  • State of Michigan
  • Herman Miller
  • Stryker
  • Holland Hospital
  • US Army
  • Lake Michigan Credit Union

*Source: Six-month Graduate Follow-up Survey, 2019-20 graduating class.

 

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Job Placement by College

Source:  2021 Graduate Follow-up Survey Overall Findings Report
             (for 2019-20 academic year graduates)

 College of Arts and Sciences - 82%
 College of Business - 87%
 College of Health Professions - 92%
 College of Technology - 78%
 College of Urban Education - 100%
 Job Placement Rate by Program  (.pdf)
Top Universities Chosen by DU Grads for Further Education
  • American University of Integrative Sciences
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Aquinas College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Avalon University School of Medicine
  • Michigan State University
  • Baker CollegeNotre Dame
  • Capella University
  • Penn State University
  • Central Michigan University
  • University of Michigan
  • Cleary University
  • Walden University
  • Ferris State University
  • Wayne State University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Grand Rapids Community College
  • Windsor University School of Medicine

*Source: Six-month Graduate Survey, 2015/16 to 2019/20 graduating classes.

 
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