University of Detroit Mercy

As Michigan’s largest Catholic university, University of Detroit Mercy has an outstanding tradition of academic excellence that began in 1877.  Rooted in a strong liberal arts curriculum, UDM is dedicated to providing accessible, quality education, while meeting the career-preparation needs of a diverse student population.  Guided by its mission and purposes, UDM continues to embody the values of its sponsors – the Jesuits and Sisters of Mercy – in educating the whole person with a passion for
excellence, respect for the individual, promotion of ethical values and social justice, and a spiritual dimension.  With a total enrollment of 5,000 students in seven schools and colleges, accessible faculty, known for their teaching excellence, extend personal attention to students.  UDM also provides an environment in which students grow to understand their social, leadership and service responsibilities.

Enrollment

For Year: 
Fall 2014
Undergraduate Students: 
2,762
Graduate Students: 
2,182

Student Profile

Male %: 
40
Female %: 
60
In-State Students %: 
89
Out-of-State %: 
11
Number of Undergraduate Majors: 
60
Number of Minors-Concentration Fields: 
23

Most Popular Majors

Tuition: 
$37,320
Room & Board: 
$8,320

Financial Aid Data

Students with Demonstrated Financial Need %: 
72
Average Financial Aid Package: 
$23,850
Percent Need Met (Need-basied Aid) %: 
70

Class Size

Student/Faculty Ratio: 
13:1
Fewer than 20 Students %: 
59
Fewer than 50 Students %: 
97

Faculty

Full-time Faculty %: 
316
Full-time Faculty with PhD/terminal Degree %: 
88%

Athletics & Intramural Activities

Athletic Division: 
NCAA Division I
Students Participating in Sports Activities and Intermurals %: 
16

Co-curricular Activities

Student Clubs and Organizations: 
60

4001 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, Michigan 48221
313-993-1000
University of Detroit Mercy

Year Founded: 1877
President: Dr. Antoine Garibaldi

Interesting Facts

UDM is Michigan's largest Catholic institution of higher education and is sponsored by two religious orders: the Society of Jesus and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community.
For the 13th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of universities in the Midwest Region in the 2014 edition of U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Colleges.”
UDM Athletics boasts the highest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) in the state of Michigan for student athletes at the Division 1 level. Students are performing well on the field and in the classroom.
UDM offers a service-learning curriculum component that contributed more than 15,000 student, faculty and staff volunteer hours to more than 100 metro Detroit community service agencies during fiscal year 2012-2013.