Davenport University is a private university located in Grand Rapids Michigan. Davenport aspires to be renowned as a quality institution of higher education that understands the market better than any other institution. Davenport's athletic department sponsors 20 plus varsity athletic programs. Davenport is a second year provisional member of NCAA DII and a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC). In addition, Davenport University offers an array of non-varsity sports at the institution.