University of Detroit Mercy

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School Overview

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

www.udmercy.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,275

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,995

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
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

Education

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

Engineering

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B,C
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

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

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Detroit Mercy Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(313) 993-1000
Website:www.udmercy.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.udmercy.edu/apply
Address:4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221-3038
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:4,875
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,088 (84% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$39,882
Out-of-state Tuition:$39,882
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$27,886

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Detroit Mercy Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Detroit Mercy.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services432
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education77
Engineering1763
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics14
Health Professions and Related Programs11610
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies121
Physical Sciences11
Psychology1331
Public Administration and Social Service Professions21
Social Sciences42
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total3549404

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Detroit Mercy.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Education1
Engineering1
Health Professions and Related Programs22
Social Sciences2
Grand total316

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Detroit Mercy and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$39,882
Out-of-state$39,882
Books and supplies$880

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,666
Out-of-state$27,666

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid501100%
Grant or scholarship aid501100%$27,886
Student loan aid33767%$7,081

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,40290%$22,880
Federal student loans1,63761%$8,276

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Detroit Mercy. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Detroit Mercy students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants4,5421,6162,926
Percent admitted100%80%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%13%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Detroit Mercy Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment4,875
Undergraduate enrollment2,646
Graduate enrollment2,229

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Detroit Mercy Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Endodontics
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Periodontics
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

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