University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

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Undergrad Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$29,416

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
51%
400-499
12%
700-800
9%
600-699
27%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
30-36
17%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,377
Declined 1,161
Total Received 4,538
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Private

2,745

undergraduate students

2,335

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Detroit Mercy is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and the Society of Jesus of the Roman Catholic faith. It is the result of the 1991 merger of the University of Detroit and Mercy College of Detroit. Its three campuses are located in Detroit.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,080
Established in 1877
Coeducational Coeducational

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70-acre main campus and additional branch campuses in Detroit (population: 672,795). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Detroit, MI
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Detroit Metropolitan

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 West McNichols Road
Detroit
48221-3038

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Biology Club
  • Chemistry Club
  • Pre-Dentistry Club
  • Greek Organizations - NPC, NIC, and NPHC

Top Events

  • Midnight Bike Ride
  • Ultimate Talent Show
  • Homecoming Casino Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
86%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
31%
500-599
51%
400-499
12%
700-800
9%
600-699
27%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
30-36
17%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,377
Declined 1,161
Total Received 4,538

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Cheerleading, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Developmental and Child Psychology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Services Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
History, General
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Manufacturing Engineering
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
Natural Sciences
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,080

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

54%

2,745
students

Female
62%
1,699

Male
38%
1,046

46%

2,335
students

Female
56%
1,312

Male
44%
1,023

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,350
students

Female
64%
1,490

Male
36%
860

15%

395
students

Female
53%
209

Male
47%
186

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

163

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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