University of Detroit Mercy

country rank  489
world rank  1451

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University Overview

Established in 1877, University of Detroit Mercy is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Detroit (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 142 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UDM
Founded 1877
Motto Maria, Sedes Sapientiae
Mary, Seat of Wisdom
Colours Red, white and blue

University Location

Address 4001 W Mcnichols Road
Detroit (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
48221-3038 Michigan
United States
T +1 (313) 993 1000
F +1 (313) 993 1011

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 4001 West McNichols Road
Detroit 48221-3038
+1 (313) 993 1245
800 635 5020

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org and Sisters of Mercy www.mercyhighered.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Detroit Mercy's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Midwestern Undergraduate Private Engineering Colleges (MUPEC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019