University of Detroit Mercy

574 reviews
  1. Detroit, MI
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
University of Detroit Mercy is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Horizon League
Address
4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221

University of Detroit Mercy Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
983-1258
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$23,462/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,495/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,168/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,444/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,930/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,858/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.29 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.28 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.28 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,102Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Approachable
    50%
  • Commuter, goes home, and works a full time job.
    17%
  • Friendly, but unapproachable
    17%
  • Unique
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
51%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.36 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.41 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • Family
    42%
  • Connected
    25%
  • Private school
    17%
  • Well known; historical landmark
    17%

After University of Detroit Mercy

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.14 responses

Reviews

574 reviews
  • Excellent
    100
  • Very Good
    183
  • Average
    220
  • Poor
    35
  • Terrible
    36
Not perfect but gives you the means
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago
The fact that my school is private and small makes it great. I enjoy the fact that everyone could possibly end up knowing everyone if they really tried. I like that the smallest class size only reaches up to 35 students.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
Overall, friendly staff and professors, who are willing to help you succeeded in the field of your choosing.
  • College Senior
  • 3 months ago