University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science

Basic Information

Phone Number: 313-993-3378
Address: 4001 W. McNichols Detroit, MI 48221-3038

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University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science
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Additional Information

School Type: Four Year College
Public/Private: Private
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic Church
Gender Preference: Coed
Historical Black College/University: No
School Setting:

Founded in 1877 by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest and most comprehensive Catholic university. In 1990, University of Detroit consolidated with Mercy College of Detroit, which was founded in 1941 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, to form University of Detroit Mercy. (See more University history.)

Detroit Mercy offers more than 100 academic degrees and programs through seven schools and colleges. Current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students.

School Size: 5000 Students
Classroom Size: Average is 21
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11/1
Type of Housing: Dormitories
Diversity: Women 59% Men 41% Minority 17% (African American, American Indian, Alaskan, Hispanic or Latino and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander)

$804 per credit hour for domestic students / $1,607 per credit hour for international students

Financial Aid:

For fiscal year 2019, Detroit Mercy designated $42.2 million of institutional aid for student scholarships and grants, which rep- resented 25.3% of the $166.6 million of student tuition and fees revenue.

Disability Services:

Student Disability & Accessibility Support Services (DAS) are available to all currently enrolled students who have documented disabilities that substantially limit them in one or more major life activities. Individuals eligible for services may have, but are not limited to, the following types of disabilities: mobility, orthopedic, hearing, visual, learning, psychological and attentional.

Sports: The University sponsors 17 NCAA Division I varsity sports for men and women; 13 of the Titan teams compete in the Horizon League; men’s lacrosse competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference; women’s lacrosse is in the Southern Conference; and men’s and women’s fencing are in the Midwest Fencing Conference.
Majors: Product Development, Technical Management, Mechanical, Electrical & Computer Science, Civil
Computer Capabilities:

Full computer laboratories, online course offerings

Application/Transfer Deadlines: Open & Rolling Enrollment
Parking Spaces/Availability:


Summer Sessions:

Mid May through Mid August

International Students:


Study Abroad: NA
Notes/School Information:

University of Detroit Mercy Mission: 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.

For 18 consecutive years, Detroit Mercy has achieved top tier rank- ings for Midwest Best Regional Universities in the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" edition. This year, Detroit Mercy is now ranked with the top national universities. The University ranked No. 179 for 2020 in the Best National Universities category and is one of four universities in Michigan ranked among the top 200 in the nation.

At Detroit Mercy's College of Engineering & Science, your academic experience transcends the classroom as you engage exciting projects that help you develop the skills and mindset that make you stand out with employers. The result? You'll be in an enviable position to make a lasting difference in your community and society with the work experience to launch your successful career in Engineering.

A new Center for Innovation & Collaboration and new Technologies Lab will provide ideation spaces for students and faculty to engage in projects and develop assistive technology initiatives. These innovative spaces include movable furniture, collaboration space, glass boards and technology that supports collaboration.