University of Detroit Mercy


University of Detroit Mercy

As the only Jesuit and Mercy university in the country, we take pride in our foundational values of rigorous learning and world service.  We are the largest, most comprehensive Catholic university in Michigan, offering more than 100 academic degrees and programs including a law school and a dental school, accelerated options, intricate study abroad programs, community service projects, research opportunities with award-winning faculty and competitive internships at major organizations in Detroit and beyond.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Architecture

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


Test-Optional Admission
through the academic year 2023-2024, freshman applicants will have the choice to submit standardized test scores as part of the application process for most programs.  Our admission committee will conduct a full review of each applicant’s full high school record for academic achievement over time.  Other application materials will be used to determine qualities like motivation, leadership, community engagement and commitment to social justice. 

Application Deadlines

Early Action - November 1
5-Year Physician Assistant - November 1
Scholarship Priority - December 1
7-Year Dental - January 1

Additional Information

Students who apply for admission to Detroit Mercy automatically become eligible for scholarships and grants that range in value up to $16,000.  Check out our scholarship calculator to see your scholarship and financial aid options.

Visit us

Join us on campus to explore our academic programs, meet faculty and hear from students.  A variety of visit options are available including in-person and virtual events.  And when you visit, you will become eligible for a $1,000 Visit Grant when you enroll at Detroit Mercy! 

"In high school, I was really only familiar with the world around me. When I came to Detroit Mercy, I learned so much more about the world around me. We talk about injustice in all forms and I think it's helped me become a more open-minded and open-hearted person."

Annie Acho-Tartoni, Current Student, Business Administration, 3rd Year

Admissions office

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School location

4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221, United States of America

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