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UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY, DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Detroit, MichiganLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1877Established Year
  5113Enrollment

University of Detroit Mercy: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1877, University of Detroit Mercy is a private, Catholic school based in Michigan that offers more than 100 academic programs through its seven schools and colleges. The institute is a renowned name in the US Education System that believes in fostering intellectual, social, moral and spiritual development in individuals.

The university has an urban campus spread in a lush area of 75 acres with a total undergraduate student enrollment of 2,880. The institute operates on a semester-based system and observes a student-faculty ratio of 11:1 that is evident of its commitment towards quality education for its students.

University of Detroit Mercy admission applications can be sent to the institute latest by March 1. The institute offers equal chance to all its applicants at enrollment and thus demands no extra application fee. It has an acceptance rate of approximately 83% which makes it one of the lightly selective institutes to study in the USA.

Rankings

In 2020, U.S news ranked the university as #179 in National Universities, along with,

#45 in best value schools

And, #197-#206 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

Highlights

TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
EndowmentUSd $51.6 million
Cost of Attendance$57,378
Campus Housing Capacity31%
Admission Helpdeskadmissions@udmercy.edu
313-993-1245
Student Retention Rate83%

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • Stretching across 75 acres, the university is in urban settings.
  • Detroit Mercy offers over 60 clubs and organizations for the student benefits of building networks, developing skills, making friends and having fun.
  • The students can also be a part of the 17 NCAA Division I teams.
  • The university has an undergrad enrollment of 2,880, with 38% male and 62% female students. The total enrollment is 5,111.
  • Detroit, is a city buzzing with life and activity, has lots to offer, like vibrant cultural and sports scenes, array of shopping outlets and world class restaurants.
  • A few fun things the city has are, Campus Martius, The Riverwalk, Eastern Market and the Slow Roll Bike Ride.

Housing Facilities/ Residence

The institute offers on-campus accommodation facilities that can host 30% students opt to live on-campus, in college-owned, affiliated or operated housing. University offers three residence halls namely, Shiple Hall (First-year students), the Quads Complex (students and upperclassman residents) and Holden Hall. (co-ed, culturally diverse residents).

Few basic amenities offered include, Wi-fi, Premium Cable, Lounge with television, Game room with pool table, Laundry Facilities and Convenience stores, among others.

The halls all offer double rooms and single rooms to choose from along with some variety of meal plans offering varying delicacies at an affordable range of prices.

Course

Detroit Mercy offers a plethora of courses for international students which includes over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. The university has seven schools and colleges, which distinguishes specialities which offer programs like Certificate, Bachelor’s and master's degree, Post-Bachelor’s Certificate, Doctorate- professional practice and Doctorate- research programs.

The university also offers combined degree programs and special academic programs like, study abroad, service learning etc.

The top five popular majors include,

  1. Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  2. Biology/Biological sciences, general
  3. Business administration and management, general
  4. Engineering, general
  5. Dental hygiene, Hygienist.

University of Detroit Mercy Application Process

Application portal: Common Application

Application fee: n/a

Application deadline: March 1

Admission requirements,

  1. Required standardized test, SAT or ACT
  2. Admission interviews
  3. Personalized requirements as per the course.

International student requirements

  1. Separate Application Form
  2. TOEFL (Internet and paper based), IELTS, Michigan Test, SAT Subjects (considered)
  3. CV or Resume
  4. Requirement of financial statement
  5. Immigration Requirements (Valid passport, I-20, Student Visa)

University of Detroit Mercy Cost of Attendance

If you are an aspirant of the university hoping to fulfill your dream of studying in the USA by enrolling at the institute in the upcoming session, we highly recommend that you plan your expenses in advance before applying for admission. An estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as mentioned below.

Tuition & Fees$41,158
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room and board$9,452
Living costs$12,568

Scholarships/ Financial Aid

The university offers some institutional financial assistance like awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. More than 80% of the students receive some kind of financial aid. The average award received by the students per year is 37,888 USD.

There are three broad categories,

  1. Canadian Undergraduate International Students
  2. Other international Undergraduate students (value up to $10,000)
  3. International graduate students (half tuition for MBA)

Additional resources: EduPass, NAFSA, IEFA, etc.

Alumni Network

The alumni benefit at the University of Detroit Mercy includes, Bookstore discount, Career and professional development, Class Auditing, Class Reunions and Class rings, Community service, Alliance Catholic Credit Union Membership, Alumni Insurance programs, Liberty Mutual home and Auto insurance, QuickenLoans mortgage savings, etc

Few notable alumni include Marlena Peleo-Lazar, chief creative director for McDonald’s Corporation, and Rick Sylvain, print and news media publicity director for Walt Disney World, Keegan-Michael Key, Gary Peters, etc.

Placements

The university organizes Spring and Fall career fairs and networking events, bi-yearly. TitanCareerLink- is an online job search service for the University of Detroit Mercy students and alumni.

The median average starting salary of an alumni is $56,200. Major recruiters include, Google, GM, Beaumont, TIME, CBS, Ford, etc.

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University of Detroit Mercy Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population5474
FAFSA Code002323
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$31,470 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-81- -
IELTS-6.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score113510401230 55%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing565520610-
Mathematics570520620-
ACTCheck Detailed Score252227 41%
English242027-
Mathematics252128-

University of Detroit Mercy Acceptance Rate

64.7%

Acceptance Rate

4301

Total Applicants

5474

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

40.8%

Male

59.2%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program64.7%
Total Applicants4652
Total Enrolled3010
Graduate
Graduate Programs64.7%
Total Applicants3808
Total Enrolled2464

University of Detroit Mercy Enrollment

Enrollment
University of Detroit Mercy Enrollment5474
Undergraduate Enrollment3010
Graduate Enrollment2464
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate64.6%

Attendance Cost

$31,470

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$31,470 / Year
Post Graduate Program$47,370 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,250 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$9,452 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$5,518 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$9,450 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$7,294 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$5,448 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$7,294 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Law ProgramsAmerican Bar Association
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
Nursing ProgramsCouncil on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Psychology ProgramsAmerican Psychological Association
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
4144412816-
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