University of Detroit Mercy: Ranking & Review

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Detroit
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United States
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World
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26892422
Top 15%

University of Detroit Mercy Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%68%63%
Applicants4,3011,5952,706
Admissions2,7831,0821,701
Enrolled undergraduates550207343
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,1132,1103,003

894 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

80 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores301
Percent of students submitting SAT scores55%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores226
Percent of students submitting ACT scores41%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
23
ACT Math
24

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

University of Detroit Mercy Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$57,378$57,378
Off-campus$59,152$59,152
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,452 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Detroit Mercy provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 965 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$41,158$41,158
Fees for full-time undergraduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,049$1,049
Tuition for Full-time graduates$28,422$28,422
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,579$1,579

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs388130146664
Legal Professions and Studies41156161
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4962111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences9393
Engineering2353177
Social Sciences164460
Psychology2232660
Architecture and Related Services262046
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service151631
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2929
Education1515
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1313
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1313
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities6612
Public Administration and Social Service Professions538
Physical Sciences448
English Language and Literature & Letters66
History55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs55
Philosophy and Religious Studies314
Mathematics and Statistics11
Visual and Performing Arts
Grand Total336684123091,422

A total of 701 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Detroit Mercy.

At the master's and doctor's level 721 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%55%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 91%

General info

Alternative namesDetroit Mercy
U of D
University of Detroit
UDM
Founded1877
MottoMaria, Sedes Sapientiae
Mary, Seat of Wisdom
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsred, white, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff982
Instructional FTE444
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteudmercy.edu
Address4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, Michigan, 48221-3038
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population680,000
Phone3139931000
Fax+1 (313) 993 1011

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