Great Things at UDM
Below are just some of the distinguishing features and faculty that reflect educational excellence at UDM.
UDM among top tierFor the 12th year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwest regional master's universities in the 2013 edition of U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges." More
Two Historically Significant Archives
The McNichols Library hosts two historically significant archives: the James Carney Latin American Solidarity Archive, which houses the papers of Fr. James Carney, S.J., a missionary whose life was dedicated to social justice for the poor and landless in Honduras; and the Black Abolitionists Archives, which houses a collection of materials documenting the efforts of more than 300 men and women involved in the abolitionist movement from 1760-1829.
Architecture Magazines Recognize SOA
In 2012, Architectural Record Magazine listed UDM SOA as one of 9 universities in the country with outstanding community design programs. In 2010 Architect Magazine named UDM SOA one of 6 schools in the country committed to social justice.
Applicants from any Mercy or Jesuit high school in the U.S. are now eligible for renewable Founders High School Scholarships. Applicants who have participated in America’s Marketing High School program, initiated by UDM, are eligible for a renewable AMHS scholarship. And applicants to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program who score 600 or higher on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) are now eligible for a 50% reduction in tuition.
Professor of Dentistry Richard Kulbersch, D.D.S., is the co-recipient of the 2012 UDM Distinguished Faculty Award.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Many UDM science students are deeply involved in undergraduate research, personally guided by award-winning faculty. One undergraduate, Danielle Garshott, has even co-edited a book, the American Chemical Society Symposium Series, titled, "It's All in the Water: Studies of Materials and Conditions in Fresh and Salt Water Bodies"
Nursing Receives Innovation Award
MSON was one of two private nursing schools selected for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2011 Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. This award recognizes the outstanding work of AACN-member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change.
Psychology Students Author Journal Articles
Undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral level students in Psychology have received authorships in a variety of academic journals.
Applied Legal Theory & Analysis
Our nationally recognized legal writing program helps student do more than take tests and fill bluebooks; it trains UDM law students to resolve problems, and to communicate these solutions in outstanding and well reasoned analysis, presented clearly and concisely.
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll
241 student-athletes earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll accolades, recognizing those who had attained a 3.0 GPA during one of the semesters during 2011 academic year.
- Total Number of Student-Athletes with a 3.0 or above: 183 (65%)
- Total Number of Student-Athletes with a 3.5 or above: 104 (37%)