University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$29,416

$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%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
32%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
24%
24-29
32%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
36%
12-17
14%
30-36
17%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,377
Declined + 981
Total Received 4,358
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Private (nonprofit)

2,745

undergraduate students

2,335

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 1835
ACT 2060

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,080
Established in 1877
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)

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Detroit, MI

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
26%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
3%

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%
700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
32%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
30-36
24%
24-29
32%
18-23
37%
12-17
7%
30-36
13%
24-29
37%
18-23
36%
12-17
14%
30-36
17%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,377
Declined + 981
Total Received 4,358

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Tyra Dahlerup
Executive Director, Admissions
P: 800 635-5020
F: 313 993-3326
admissions@udmercy.edu

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,941

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,416
Room & board $10,190
Books & supplies $1,256
Total $40,862
Average Financial Aid - $23,941
Total with Avg. Aid $16,921
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 635-5020
F: 313 993-3347
finaid@udmercy.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jenny McAlonan
Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
mcalonjl@udmercy.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
fencing
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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Athletic Directors

Robert C. Vowels, Jr. (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Teri Kromei (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Horizon League
Mascot
Tommy Titan
School colors
red, white, and blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addiction Counseling
Addiction Studies
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Community Development
Computer Science
Computer/Information Systems
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Information Assurance
Dental Hygiene
Dental Science/Orthodontics
Dental Specialties/Endodontics
Dental Specialties/Periodontics
Dentistry
Digital Media Studies
Economics
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Engineering
Financial Economics
Health Information Management
Health Services Administration
History
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Assurance/Cybersecurity
Intelligence Analysis
Law
Legal Administration
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nurse Anesthesiology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Physician Assistant
Product Development
Psychology
Religious Studies
Robotics/Mechatronic Systems Engineering
School Psychology
Secondary Teacher Education
Security Administration
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Software Engineering
Special Education
Technical Management
Theatre
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

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

5%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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