University of Detroit Mercy: Statistics

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#1602 of 14,160In the World
#463 of 2,624In North America
#418 of 2,523In the United States
#12 of 62In Michigan
#2 of 6In Detroit
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Top50%For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$18,338 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,745
Graduates
2,335
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
udmercy.edu

University of Detroit Mercy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%79%76%
Applicants4,3581,4582,900
Admissions3,3771,1592,218
Freshmen enrolled full time514177337
Freshmen enrolled part time1688

905 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

92 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
378 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Detroit Mercy are 1060-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
127 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Detroit Mercy are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2671 (53%)
Nonresident Alien724 (14%)
Black or African American554 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown398 (8%)
Asian342 (7%)
Hispanic267 (5%)
Two or more races103 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander5 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,338/year
Average aid awarded
$19,569
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$13,879
$30-48K$15,023
$48-75K$17,242
$75-110K$20,735
$110K+$23,366

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,840$29,268
Tuition in-state$28,840$29,268
Tuition out-of-state$28,840$29,268

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity965
Combined charge for room and board$9,990

University of Detroit Mercy Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse2824
Law175
Dentistry146
Business Administration and Management, General5443
Biology & Biological Sciences, General92
Architecture3824
Engineering, General44
Health Services Administration2315
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing36
Economics, Other926
Mechanical Engineering1817
Physician Assistant34
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist27
Management Information Systems, General1111
Social Work19
Nurse Anesthetist18
Clinical Psychology144
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other16
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies132
Industrial and Organizational Psychology49
Economics, General57
Electrical and Electronics Engineering66
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance12
Biochemistry11
Psychology, General11
Chemistry, General101
Engineering, Other11
Civil Engineering, General54
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other9
Political Science and Government, General8
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling35
School Psychology8
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator6
Curriculum and Instruction6
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other6
Management Information Systems and Services, Other6
Religion & Religious Studies32
Computer Software Engineering23
Accounting5
Developmental and Child Psychology5
English Language and Literature, General5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other5
Research and Development Management5
Orthodontics & Orthodontology5
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration5
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin5
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies22
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering4
Educational Leadership and Administration, General4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3
History, General3
Computer Science3
Endodontics & Endodontology3
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Mathematics, General2
Legal Studies, General2
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering2
Periodontics & Periodontology2
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances1
Architectural Engineering1
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other1
Clinical Nurse Specialist1
Grand Total745389331
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%67%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 47%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,511
Citations
50,238

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
1,234 / 23,927
Engineering
729 / 10,921
Chemistry
594 / 12,241
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
594 / 6,176
Physics
477 / 9,265
Psychology
446 / 10,284
Materials Science
398 / 8,750
Computer Science
294 / 1,962
Dentistry
276 / 8,595
Business
260 / 3,159
Biology
244 / 4,742
Health Science
207 / 3,049
Political Science
124 / 233
Sociology
120 / 1,502
Social Psychology
118 / 3,857
Mathematics
117 / 718
Healthcare Management (MHA)
116 / 1,419
Nursing
104 / 1,239
Clinical Psychology
101 / 2,112
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
100 / 556
Orthodontics
99 / 3,004
Economics
93 / 250
Surgery
93 / 2,479
Environmental Science
91 / 1,341
Family medicine
91 / 1,041
Demography
88 / 1,315
Law
88 / 144
Child Psychology
87 / 2,310
Art & Design
80 / 204
Organic Chemistry
72 / 988
Communications and Public Relations
69 / 900
Psychiatry
63 / 1,627
Automation and Control engineering
61 / 520
Biochemistry
57 / 1,725
Education Majors
57 / 692
Public Health
55 / 1,351
Pathology
53 / 1,076
Math Teachers
53 / 267
Anatomy and Physiology
52 / 924
Computer Vision
52 / 212

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199053347
199153327
199252359
199362351
199465489
199559342
199657451
199776535
199850490
199967565
200061672
200159764
200274870
200375986
2004581148
2005891281
2006711369
2007781694
2008861760
2009891844
2010732070
20111302235
2012862391
20131022870
20141402955
20151492772
20161342458
20171512479
20181192155
20191182310
20201532794

University of Detroit Mercy alumni

  1. Keegan-Michael Key

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    Keegan-Michael Key
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    comedianscreenwritertelevision actorvoice actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Keegan-Michael Key is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. He co-created and co-starred alongside Jordan Peele in Comedy Central's sketch series Key & Peele (2012–2015) and co-starred in USA Network's Playing House (2014–2017). He spent six seasons as a cast member on Mad TV (2004–2009) and has made guest appearances on the U.S. version of Whose Line is it Anyway? on The CW. He also appeared alongside Peele in the first season of the FX series Fargo in 2014, and had a recurring role on Parks and Recreation from 2013 to 2015. He hosted the U.S. version of The Planet's Funniest Animals on Animal Planet from 2005 until 2008, and has hosted Game On! on CBS since 2020.

  2. Amy Yasbeck

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    Amy Yasbeck
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Amy Marie Yasbeck is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Casey Chappel Davenport on the sitcom Wings from 1994 to 1997, and for having played the mermaid Madison in the television film Splash, Too in 1988 (the role originated by Daryl Hannah in the film Splash). She has guest starred in several television shows and appeared in the films House II: The Second Story, Pretty Woman, Problem Child, Problem Child 2, The Mask, Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Dracula: Dead and Loving It.

  3. Joyce Carol Oates

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    Joyce Carol Oates
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    playwrightpoetnovelistessayistautobiographer
    Biography

    Joyce Carol Oates is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1963 and has since published 58 novels, a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. Her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), and Blonde (2000) and short story collections The Wheel of Love (1970) and Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories (2014) were each finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, for her novel them (1969), two O. Henry Awards, the National Humanities Medal, and the Jerusalem Prize (2019).

  4. Spencer Haywood

    Photo
    Spencer Haywood
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Spencer Haywood is an American former professional basketball player and Olympic Gold Medalist. Haywood is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, being inducted in 2015.

General info

Alternative namesDetroit Mercy
U of D
University of Detroit
UDM
Founded1877
MottoMaria, Sedes Sapientiae
Mary, Seat of Wisdom
Colorsred, white, blue
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff1,016
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, Michigan, 48221-3038
United States
City population680,000
Phone3139931000
Fax+1 (313) 993 1011

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