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Detroit Business Institute-Downriver is a private for-profit institution situated in Riverview, Michigan. Riverview is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

34 Undergraduate Degrees
18% Acceptance Rate

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Detroit Business Institute-Downriver Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DBI Downriver.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#71 Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Detroit Business Institute-Downriver?


Contact details for DBI Downriver are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 19100 Fort St, Riverview, MI 48193
Phone: 734-479-0660

How Do I Get Into DBI Downriver?

You can apply to DBI Downriver online at:

Admission Requirements for DBI Downriver

Submission Required?
High School GPA neither required nor recommended
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript neither required nor recommended
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into DBI Downriver?

18% Acceptance Rate
100% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 18%, DBI Downriver is one of the most selective schools in the country. If the admissions department requests additional materials, be sure to submit them promptly. This could be a sign that you're on the border line of being accepted or denied.

Can I Afford Detroit Business Institute-Downriver?

67% Take Out Loans
2.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At DBI Downriver, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $13,750 a year. That adds up to $55,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DBI Downriver is 2.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Detroit Business Institute-Downriver Undergraduate Student Diversity

76 Full-Time Undergraduates
93% Women
84% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 76 full-time undergraduates at DBI Downriver, 7% are male and 93% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Detroit Business Institute-Downriver students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 57
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Online Learning at Detroit Business Institute-Downriver

0 Took All Classes Online

Detroit Business Institute-Downriver Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 34 34
TOTAL 34 34


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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