U.S. News & World Report’s “2011-America’s Best Colleges” ranks UDM in Top Tier Again
“We are extremely proud that University of Detroit Mercy has once again been named one of the region’s best universities,” said University of Detroit Mercy Interim President, Michael Joseph. “While we are pleased that the rankings are a third-party tool validating who we are, they only tell part of the story. At UDM, we will always continue to provide a values-based education, preparing our graduates to be the next generation of leaders in their communities,” he added.
Highlights of the 2011 college rankings will be published in the September issue of U.S.News & World Report. The U.S. News college rankings group more than 1,400 accredited four-year schools based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and compares them based on a set of 15 widely accepted indicators of excellence.
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The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest private Catholic University, with more than 100 academic majors and programs. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy, the University has campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit.
UDM is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and the largest of 17 Mercy institutions of higher education in the United States. For the 13th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest universities in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges."
Publish date: November 23, 2010