Great Things at UDM

Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.

Great Things University-wide

UDM Increases Standing in U.S. News Ranking 

For the fourteenth year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in the 2015 edition of U.S.News and World Report's "Best Colleges" More

UDM joins Michigan Colleges Alliance

In July, UDM became a campus member of the private college collaborative, Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA). Founded in 1949, MCA supports Michigan independent higher education in areas such as student access, scholarships and career opportunities. As a group, MCA's 15 college and university members represent more than 40,000 students, collectively Michigan's "third largest university." Alliance members were recently included in the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship program, providing Kalamazoo students with additional excellent college options.

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DCDC wins public interest design award

The School of Architecture’s Detroit Collaborative Design Center is one of only six winners globally in the fourth annual SEED Awards for Excellence in Public Interest Design, sponsored by Design Corps and the Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Network. The Awards recognize design projects with exceptional social, economic and environmental impact and highlight efforts at creating sustainable projects and positive change in the world. See the winning projects on

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AACSB Accreditation Renewed

AACSBThe Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the world’s premier accrediting agency for business schools, renewed the accreditation of the UDM College of Business Administration for another five years.  Of the nearly 16,000 business schools in the world, fewer than 800 are accredited by AACSB; our accreditation thus places UDM among the top 5 percent of business schools across the globe. UDM’s programs have been continuously accredited by AACSB for more than 65 years, placing ours among the longest-running accreditations in the world.

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Great Academics

  • During the 2013-14 Academic Year, the School of Dentistry completed a successful review by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) for its dental hygiene and expanded pre-doctoral dental education programs. CODA approved these UDM programs for the status of “Accredited without Reporting Requirements.”
  • The entering class of 2018 has 144 students, with an average GPA of 3.65 and average Dental Admissions Test scores of 21, placing UDM students in the top 85th percentile nationally among all DAT candidates.
  •  The School of Dentistry received a $350,000 Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) grant to provide programming to increase the number of individuals from educationally or economically disadvantaged backgrounds who enter the health and allied health professions program. Through an educational pipeline program, HCOP provides the support necessary to compete for, enter, and graduate from health or allied health professions schools.

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UDM Engineering Ranks among Top 100 in U.S.

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has been named one of the top 100 programs in the country again in the 2014 edition of the U.S.News & World Report's "Best Colleges."

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PA Class of 2014

The Physician Assistant Program’s class of 2014 was the largest graduating class (43 students) in the past 15 years.

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Cyber Security Programs Support Homeland Security

The Cybersecurity Center services include everything from the development of digitally literate citizens to the production of experts in the practices of protecting our Nation's virtual infrastructure. The academic program is built around Michigan's oldest National Security Agency (NSA)/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE). However, the research and public service offerings extend into all areas of our society, from law enforcement and private security to advanced mobile security and malware protection.  

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Joint Degrees

Focused on understanding the intersection of legal systems in today’s global marketplace, the School of Law provides the opportunity to earn a Canadian and American Dual J.D.  Students in the Dual J.D. program earn law degrees from both the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the University of Windsor Faculty of Law and are, therefore, eligible to be licensed in American jurisdictions and in Canada.

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Titan Classic Sports: The new 24-hour TV network

This fall, UDM partnered with WADL-TV to launch the Titan Classic Sports Network, a new channel devoted to Detroit Titans sports 24 hours a day! It is only the third network in the country dedicated to the athletics of a single university, broadcasting games from decades of University sports history.

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