Great Things at UDM

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


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Great Things University-wide

UDM Increases Standing in U.S. News Ranking

For the thirteenth year, UDM ranks among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in the 2014 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges"More

Michigan's Largest Catholic Institution of Higher Education

UDM is Michigan's largest Catholic institution of higher education and is sponsored by two religious orders: the Society of Jesus and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community.

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SOA Accreditation

UDM’s School of Architecture received the full 6-year accreditation from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) with 100 percent of student performance criteria met.

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New Commerce Scholarship

Incoming freshmen with a high school grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, a composite ACT score of 30 or higher, and significant community service or leadership experience will qualify for our new Commerce Scholarship, worth $25,000 per year.  Additional scholarships are also available to upperclassmen.  Applicants to the MBA program who score 600 or higher on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) qualify for a 50% reduction in tuition.

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ADEA/Zimmer Dental Implant Education Teaching Award

The Department of Restorative Dentistry received the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)/Zimmer Dental Education Teaching Award in the amount of $25,000. The national award was presented to the dental educator team and the institution in recognition of their commitment to excellence and innovation in the field of implant dentistry education. 

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Leader in Robotics Competitions

In the past seven years, the UDM robotics team has placed first three times and third twice in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), fourth in the ASME Student Design Competition (a robotic window washer), and third in the ASME Innovation Show (a robotic assistive device) . . . all national competitions involving well over 100 engineering colleges. 

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Nurse Anesthesia Program Ranks Nationally

University of Detroit Mercy's Nurse Anesthesia program has been ranked as the 11th best in the country, according to U.S.News and World Report "Best Graduate Schools 2012" rankings. The program has an outstanding national reputation both for its instruction as well as its clinical training

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Teacher Preparation Program Rated Exemplary

UDM’s Teacher Preparation program received an Exemplary rating by the State Board of Education based on the 2011-2012 performance score, released in July 2013. During the past five years, UDM’s program ranking has steadily increased due to program improvements made by UDM’s Education Department.

Criteria for the program rating include weighted components from earlier reviews of institutional programs, the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) test scores, new teacher efficacy surveys, supervisor validation of new teachers’ efficacy, program completion rates, and additional consideration that the program’s mission is responsive to the state’s teacher preparation needs. 

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Moot Court Program

Our award-winning Moot Court program takes UDM law students to competitions across the country as they argue legal issues in environmental, international, constitutional, asylum, criminal, IP and IT law each year.

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Detroit Men's Golf Team Wins Most Horizon League Championships

The Detroit men's golf team has won seven Horizon League championships, the most by any members past or present.

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