News Release

U.S.News & World Report’s “2014 - Best Colleges” ranks UDM’s College of Engineering & Science, one of Top 100 in America

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has been named one of the top 100 programs in the country again in the 2014 edition of the U.S.News & World Report's "Best Colleges." The University has also consistently been ranked in the top 25 schools in its category and one of Michigan’s highest rated.

For the past 101 years, the College of Engineering and Science has devoted itself to teaching, educating and preparing outstanding engineering professionals through a rigorous curriculum with unique student-focused career development opportunities.

“This ranking is testament to our strong program offerings and to the efforts of our program’s outstanding faculty who have dedicated themselves to our students’ success,” said Gary Kuleck, Dean of the College of Engineering and Science.  “Our engineering alumni can be found throughout industry, government and academia as successful professionals and often in top leadership positions in industry.”

The magazine 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.

“While we are extremely proud of the Engineering and Science ranking, UDM is proud to be honored again to be ranked among the top tier of U.S. best colleges in the Midwest region for the 13th consecutive year,” said University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D. “Providing a high quality college education at an affordable price to UDM’s academically talented students continues to be our priority, and our faculty and staff are deserving of this recognition for the roles they play in preparing our graduates,” he added.

Release date: September 18, 2013

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