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.
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.
|Endowment||USd $51.6 million|
|Cost of Attendance||$57,378|
|Campus Housing Capacity||31%|
|Student Retention Rate||83%|
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.
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,
Application portal: Common Application
Application fee: n/a
Application deadline: March 1
International student requirements
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|
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,
Additional resources: EduPass, NAFSA, IEFA, etc.
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.
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.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$31,470 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|University of Detroit Mercy Enrollment||5474|
|Average Graduation Rate||64.6%|
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
|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|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Law Programs||American Bar Association|
|Dentistry Programs||American Dental Association|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Nursing Programs||Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs|
|Psychology Programs||American Psychological Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#201 [Out of 300]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary