2,646
Students
Financial aid thermometer
33,808
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
78
3561/4542
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

University of Detroit Mercy is a University institution located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 4001 West McNichols Road
Detroit, MI  48221-3038
United States
Contact Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@udmercy.edu
Phone: 313-993-1245
Fax: 313-993-3326

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,542
Applied
3,561
Accepted
2,646
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

2,926
Females Applied
2,261
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,600
Males Applied
1,300
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

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Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Interview
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,000
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Fees

9,736
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

33,808
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,737
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,475
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,766
Avg. Loan Aid
20,196
Avg. Grant Aid
26,032
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,646
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.18%
Black or African American 13.11%
White or Caucasian 60.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 5.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 2.8%
Other 7.03%

Gender

Male (36.43%)
Female (63.57%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Midnight Bike Ride, Ultimate Talent Show and Homecoming Casino Night

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Alpha Phi Omega, Biology Club, Chemistry Club, Pre-Dentistry Club and Greek Organizations - NPC, NIC, and NPHC

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
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Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

790
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 345
Part-time - 445
Male - 382
Female - 408