University of Detroit Mercy

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The University of Detroit Mercy (commonly referred to as UDM) located in Detroit, Michigan is the largest Roman Catholic university in the state. UDM is one of 28 colleges in the United States that is owned and operated by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and is directly affiliated with the Sisters of Mercy and the Society of Jesus. UDM offers over 100 academic programs in various disciplines and fields of study including architecture, business, liberal arts, education, clinical psychology, engineering, law, dentistry, nursing and several allied health professions.

In 2013 University of Detroit Mercey was ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top tier of their “America’s Best Colleges” publication.

General Information

Admission Office

4001 West McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221-3038

(313) 993-1245

(800) 635-5020

Fax: (313) 993-3326

Contact: Denise Williams

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4001 West McNichols Road

Detroit, MI 48221-3038

(313) 993-1000

Total undergrads: 3,275

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,995


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Education of Emotionally Handicapped B
Education of Mentally Handicapped B
Elementary Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Special Education B


Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Manufacturing Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B,C
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B
Technical/Business Writing B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene B
Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Substance Abuse Counseling B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B,C
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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