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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 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

University of Detroit Mercy Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named University of Detroit Mercy to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus. www.militaryfriendlyschools.com

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Only Accredited Program

UDM’s School of Architecture is the only accredited architecture program at any Jesuit or Mercy university in North America.

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MBA Ranks Among World’s Best

After examining MBA programs in 17 countries across the globe, Corporate Knights magazine ranked the University of Detroit Mercy MBA program among the top 30 in the world for its emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility.  UDM also placed in the world’s top 10 for smaller programs.

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Restorative Registered Dental Hygiene Pilot (RRDHP)

The School’s Restorative Registered Dental Hygiene Pilot (RRDHP) program was highlighted in in the July edition of the MDA Journal’s “A United Voice for Oral Health.” The article focused on the School of Dentistry’s “pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of expanded-function dental hygienist providing care under the direct supervision of a dentist.” The yearly update is provided by MDA and its Special Committee on Access to Care Issues.

More great things from the School of Dentistry

Co-op Provides Learning and Earnings

Students in most UDM engineering programs complete one full year of real professional experience before graduation, earning real industrial salaries (averaging over $10,900 per term or $15.80/hour).  Last year 100% of students in these programs secured valuable experience through this co-op program.

More great things from the College of Engineering and Science

McAuley Health Center Locations Provide Primary Care

UDM’s McAuley Health Center services are now available in Detroit at:

  • Samaritan Center on the east side of Detroit
  • Schulze School in northwest Detroit
The locations allow MHC to nearly double the number of patients served annually, and to increase nursing students’ experiences in the city of Detroit. Last year, the centers provided care to approximately 2,800 patients.

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Internships Prepare Communication Studies Students

The Communications Studies program consistently places its students in media internships at newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations around metro Detroit, which is one of the major media outlets in the nation.

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Joint Degrees

Joint Degrees provide a legal education with opportunities to earn multiple law degrees from law schools in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Focused on understanding the intersection of legal systems in today’s global marketplace, the program includes options to earn one of four joint or multiple degrees in a condensed time frame:

  • Globally Enriched J.D. Degree
  • Canadian & American Dual J.D.
    Joint comparative law degree program in the United States and Canada
  • J.D./L.E.D. Degree
    Joint degree program in the United States and Mexico
  • Dual J.D./L.E.D. Degree
    Multiple degree program in the United States, Mexico and Canada

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Lacrosse Magazine Highlights Detroit Titans Lacrosse

University of Detroit Mercy had both its men's and women's lacrosse teams featured in the November issue of Lacrosse Magazine. Senior Troy Dennis, and junior Mike Birney of the men's lacrosse team, and sophomore Kylie Birney of the UDM women's lacrosse team, Mike's sister, were featured in the issue.

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