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
University Named to Co-op Hall of Honor
University of Detroit Mercy was inducted into the Co-op Hall of Honor in 2011 in recognition of its commitment for the past 100 years to cooperative education, and for its example and leadership, which has contributed to the advancement of cooperative education. The University was the fourth required co-op program established in the country and the first in Michigan.
- For the third year in a row, UDM Architecture graduates have the highest pass rate on the Architect Registration Exam in the state of Michigan, leading in 3 of 7 categories and overall in 2011. They have also surpassed the national pass rate average.
- In May 2012, approximately half of the graduating class already had positions in the field in place prior to graduation.
Hall of Honor Recognizes Accomplishments
The College of Business Administration inducted four new members to its Hall of Honor in fall 2012, including two business leaders, a finance administrator and a hospital board executive. The honorees, all CBA alumni, have exemplified the Mission of the College, demonstrated the Jesuit and Mercy traditions of service to others, and have distinguished themselves in their careers and personal lives. See photos and read more about them at http://business.udmercy.edu/alum-bio/honor/2012/index.htm.
Orthodontic Residents Excel
The Orthodontic Department has achieved a 100% pass rate for all residents on the written part of the specialty board exam for the past 15 years.
Pre-Med. Pre-Dental Program Graduates Excel
Each year students in UDM’s pre-med and pre-dent programs are admitted to medical and dental schools at rates far above the national average. UDM offers one of the widest variety of pre-med/pre-dent majors in the nation, allowing future physicians to build foundations in science (biology, biochemistry or chemistry), technology (engineering) or information systems (math/computer science) . . . preparing themselves to employ emerging scientific discoveries, medical technologies and health informatics of the future.
PA Student Receives Mission Award
David Dumais, a 2012 PA graduate, received UDM’s Vivere ex Missione Award. The award is given to a graduating student for living out the University’s mission. Dumais was recognized for his leadership abilities and for his development of the Detroit Hand Washing Initiative at a local school.
More Academic Program Options
The College currently offers four graduate degrees entirely online:
- M.A. in Economics
- M.A. in Financial Economics
- M.S. in Computer Information Systems
- M.S. in Information Assurance
The College also has added new minors in Economics, Financial Economics, Religious Studies and Education.
Mobile Law Office
UDM School of Law is the only law school in the nation to have a mobile law office that travels Michigan and the nation assisting veterans through Project SALUTE, our Veteran’s Clinic.
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%)