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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
 

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GENDER

34% Male 66% Female 
*Fall 2018 Databook

RACE / ETHNICITY
American Indian / Alaskan Native 1%                                                                                               
Asian / Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander  4%
Black / African American 15%
Hispanic / Latino  6%
White 71%
Two or more races  4%
Source: Fall 2018 Databook
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RETENTION RATE
(for certificate or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students) 
  • Full-time students: 73%
  • Part-time students: 38%
Source: Fall 2018 Databook
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FEDERAL PELL GRANT RECIPIENTS - 39%
Source: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Based on undergraduate students of Fall 2018.
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GRADUATION RATES
*Fall 2012 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates graduating in 150% time.
  • Overall: 49%
  • Male: 43%
  • Female: 56%
Graduation Rate by Race / Ethnicity
  • Asian: 100%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0%
  • Black or African American: 22%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 50%
  • White: 53%
  • Unknown: 45%
Graduates by Grant/Loan Type
  • Graduates with Federal Pell Grant: 37%
  • Graduates with Stafford Loan (excluding those with Pell grant): 44%
  • Graduates with neither Pell Grant or Stafford Loan: 64%
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ATHLETIC GRADUATION RATE
*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%
Female
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: n/a
  • Asian: 100%
  • Black or African American: 50%
  • Hispanic/Latino: n/a
  • White: 65%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0%
  • None Reported: 100%
  • Two or more races: 75%
Male
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: n/a
  • Asian: n/a
  • Black or African American: 40%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 100%
  • White: 57%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 40%
  • None Reported: 63%
  • Two or more races: 0%
By Sport
  • Men's Baseball Team: 57%
  • Men's Basketball Team: 42%
  • Men's Bowling Team: 0%
  • Men's Golf Team: 100%
  • Men's Hockey Team D1: 38%
  • Men's Hockey Team D3: 67%
  • Men's Indoor Track/Field Team: 100%
  • Men's Lacrosse Team: 71%
  • Men's Outdoor Track/Field Team: 67%
  • Men's Rugby Team: 58%
  • Men's Soccer Team: 50%
  • Men's Tennis Team: 0%
  • Women's Basketball Team: 71%
  • Women's Bowling Team: 50%
  • Women's Competitive Cheer: 43%
  • Women's Competitive Dance: 60%
  • Women's Cross Country Team: 100%
  • Women's Indoor Track/Field: 50%
  • Women's Lacrosse Team: 75%
  • Women's Outdoor Track/Field: 100%
  • Women's Soccer Team: 80%
  • Women's Softball Team: 77%
  • Women's Tennis Team: 67%
  • Women's Volleyball Team: 80%
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HISTORIC ATHLETIC GRADUATION RATE

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% (n=110)
  • Male - 37% (n=71)
  • Female - 59% (n=40)


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% (n=130)
  • Male - 44% (n=51)
  • Female - 55% (n=40)
*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% (n=82)
  • Male - 45% (n=51)
  • Female - 55% (n=31)
*Fall 2007 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.
  • Overall - 58% (n=19)
  • Male - 44% (n=9)
  • Female - 70% (n=10)
*Fall 2006 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates that received athletic financial aid who graduated in 150% time.
  • Overall - 36% (n=11)
  • Male - 33% (n=6)
  • Female - 40% (n=5)
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TOP EMPLOYERS of DU GRADS
  • Aerotek
  • Amway
  • Auto-Owners Insurance
  • Beaumont Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Covenant HealthCare
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Gentex Corporation
  • Gordon Food Service
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools
  • Herman Miller
  • Holland Hospital
  • McLaren Health
  • Metro Health
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Perrigo
  • SpartanNash
  • Spectrum Health
  • State of Michigan
  • TEKsystems
  • Trinity Health

*Source: Six-month Graduate Follow-up Survey, 2017-18 graduating class.

 

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Job Placement by College
Job Placement Rate by College  (.pdf)
*For 2017-2018 Graduating Class, updated August 2018
Top Universities Chosen by DU Grads for Further Education
  • Davenport University

  • Grand Valley State University

  • Walden University

  • Western Michigan University

  • Central Michigan University

  • Michigan State University

  • Baker College

  • Grand Rapids Community College

  • University of Michigan


*Source: Six-month Graduate Follow-up Survey, 2014-15 to 2017-18 graduating classes

 

 
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