Back to Top Back to Top
Top Nav Content Site Footer
University Home

Mission & Vision

Detroit Mercy Mission Statement

University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions, exists to provide excellent student-centered undergraduate and graduate education in an urban context. A Detroit Mercy education seeks to integrate the intellectual, spiritual, ethical and social development of our students.

Detroit Mercy Vision Statement

University of Detroit Mercy will be recognized as a premier private university in the Great Lakes region, distinguished by graduates who lead and serve in their communities.

Detroit Mercy Self-study for the Conference of Mercy Higher Education

View the PDF of Detroit Mercy's Self-study for the Conference of Mercy Higher Education site visit, March 12-14, 2017.

Mission and Identity

Father Staudenmaier The Office of Mission & Identity is charged with nourishing employee conversations about the soul of the University as it is integrated with the body.

More on Mission and Identity

Institute for Leadership and Service

Leadership students. Detroit Mercy highlights leadership in our education of the student, service learning and in student life.

More on the Institute

Religious Sponsors

Jesuit and Mercy logo. University of Detroit Mercy's religious sponsors — the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and the Society of Jesus — continue an active commitment to the University in a variety of functions.

More on Religious Sponsors

Back to Top