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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
 

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*Fall 2019 Databook

RACE / ETHNICITY
American Indian / Alaskan Native 1%                                                                                               
Asian / Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander  4%
Black / African American 15%
Hispanic / Latino  7%
White 70%
Two or more races  3%
Source: Fall 2019 Databook
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RETENTION RATE
(for certificate or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students) 
  • Full-time students: 76%
  • Part-time students: 31%
Source: Fall 2019 Databook
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FEDERAL PELL GRANT RECIPIENTS - 35%
Source: US Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Based on undergraduate students of Fall 2019.
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GRADUATION RATES
*Fall 2013 cohort of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates graduating in 150% time.
  • Overall: 49%
  • Male: 45%
  • Female: 52%
Graduation Rate by Race / Ethnicity
  • Asian: 50%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 20%
  • Black or African American: 26%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 20%
  • White: 52%
  • Unknown: 37%
Graduates by Grant/Loan Type
  • Graduates with Federal Pell Grant: 35%
  • Graduates with Stafford Loan (excluding those with Pell grant): 43%
  • Graduates with neither Pell Grant or Stafford Loan: 68%
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ATHLETIC GRADUATION RATE
*Fall 2013 cohort of degree-seeking, first-time, full time, undergraduates who graduated in 150% time.
  • Overall: 58%
  • Male: 53%
  • Female: 64%
Female
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: n/a
  • Asian: n/a
  • Black or African American: 50%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 0%
  • White: 65%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 100%
  • None Reported: 0%
  • Two or more races: 67%
Male
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0%
  • Asian: n/a
  • Black or African American: 67%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 100%
  • White: 51%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 100%
  • None Reported: 50%
  • Two or more races: 33%
By Sport
  • Men's Baseball Team: 57%
  • Men's Basketball Team: 88%
  • Men's Bowling Team: 43%
  • Men's Hockey Team D1: 33%
  • Men's Hockey Team D3: 0%
  • Men's Indoor Track/Field Team: 100%
  • Men's Lacrosse Team: 50%
  • Men's Outdoor Track/Field Team: 50%
  • Men's Rugby Team: 38%
  • Men's Soccer Team: 53%
  • Men's Tennis Team: 100%
  • Women's Basketball Team: 75%
  • Women's Bowling Team: 0%
  • Women's Competitive Cheer: 71%
  • Women's Competitive Dance: 100%
  • Women's Cross Country Team: 50%
  • Women's Golf Team: 50%
  • Women's Ice Hockey Team: 50%
  • Women's Lacrosse Team: 100%
  • Women's Rugby Team: 50%
  • Women's Soccer Team: 50%
  • Women's Softball Team: 75%
  • Women's Tennis Team: 100%
  • Women's Track/Field: 67%
  • Women's Volleyball Team: 50%
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HISTORIC 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%

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
  • 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

Source:  2019 Graduate Follow-up Survey Overall Findings Report
             (for 2017-18 academic year graduates)

 College of Arts and Sciences - 100%
 College of Business - 91.6%
 College of Health Professions - 92.8%
 College of Technology - 82.1%
 College of Urban Education - 100%
 Job Placement Rate by Program  (.pdf)
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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