A Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions
As the only Jesuit and Mercy university in the country, the University of Detroit Mercy takes pride in our foundational values of rigorous learning and world service. We’re the largest, most comprehensive Catholic university in Michigan, offering more than 100 academic degrees and programs, including our law school and dental school, accelerated options, intricate study abroad programs, community service projects, research opportunities with award-winning faculty, and competitive internships at major organizations in Detroit and beyond.
At Detroit Mercy, we believe in a well-rounded college experience, which is why we complement our strong academics with an enriching campus life. We offer 17 Division I athletic teams, a thriving Greek life program, professional organization chapters, and sensational media. With more than 70 student clubs and organizations to choose from, we have something for everyone. And just minutes from campus, students can enjoy an ignited social scene; Detroit offers major music festivals, nationally acclaimed restaurants, concerts, theater, professional sports, and art museums.