Mechanical Engineering graduate takes advantage of all University has to offer

When choosing which college she wanted attend, Brynne Gustafson’s wish-list was concise: study engineering at a small university and be involved in something outside of the classroom. University of Detroit Mercy checked all Gustafson’s boxes back in 2016, and four years later, she leaves the McNichols Campus well equipped for …

Brother’s health concerns lead ReBUILD student to research path

Mitchell Mims graduates this month with credentials most students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology don’t have: A published research paper in a national, peer-reviewed journal. Mims is one of several people listed as authors of an article in Digital Medicine, a medical journal affiliated with the well-respected scientific …

University proudly honors 2020 Vivere ex Missione Award winners

Detroit Mercy is pleased to honor the winners of the 2020 annual Vivere ex Missione Award, which is typically presented each year during commencement exercises to graduating students who best exemplify the mission of Detroit Mercy. This year’s winners are Dohna A. Dudley (College of Business Administration undergraduate student), Vania …

‘Detroit Mercy showed me mercy in my time of need:’ An Iraq War vet’s story

Every college graduate has obstacles they have to overcome along the way; Nick Summerlee’s list just happens to be longer than most. Summerlee was a high school dropout. He fought in the Iraq War and, as a result, battled mental illness. But through it all, Summerlee kept on fighting, believing …

Celebrate the Titan Class of 2020

Detroit Mercy rolled out the virtual red (and blue) carpet in May, celebrating the Titan Class of 2020! But the party does not stop in May! Join us on socials as we share our excitement across the Internet and recognize the tremendous accomplishments of our graduating students with #DetroitMercy2020. Cheer on …

Detroit Mercy’s online graduate Nursing program achieves national ranking

Detroit Mercy’s online graduate Nursing program is ranked among the top programs nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs” edition. The University is ranked No. 130 nationally and performed well with fellow private institutions, placing in the top 50 for private institutions and top …

Scholarship builds architecture student’s dream of helping Detroit

Matthew Northcott knew early in high school that he wanted to study architecture in college. Thanks to the Loranger Nautilus Endowed Scholarship, he was able to achieve his dream at University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Architecture. The Loranger Nautilus Endowed Scholarship is funded by School of Architecture alumnus Warren …

Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science realigns tuition for graduate engineering programs

University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Engineering & Science has instituted a realignment in domestic tuition for engineering programs. This change is effective starting with the summer 2019 term, which begins May 7. Graduate engineering tuition for domestic students is reduced from $1,607 to $804 a credit hour for online, …

Detroit Mercy realigns graduate tuition

Detroit Mercy announces an adjustment in graduate tuition for the institution’s MBA, Master of Community Development and graduate programs in Architecture, Nursing and Engineering. The new reduced tuitions now make Detroit Mercy’s high-quality, nationally-ranked graduate programs even more affordable choices than ever before. The new tuition prices are effective beginning …

McNichols Campus Commencement adds second ceremony for 2019

Due to increase in enrollment and the number of students participating in the annual commencement ceremony, the McNichols Campus Commencement on Saturday, May 11 will now consist of a morning ceremony and an afternoon ceremony. The morning ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. for graduate candidates receiving master, specialist or doctoral degrees. The afternoon ceremony will …

Catholic higher education grad rates exceed national averages

The graduation rate of Catholic colleges and universities is significantly higher than that of public schools, according to College Scorecard, a database of the U.S. Department of Education. The national average graduation rate was 42 percent in 2015, while the average was 59 percent at Catholic colleges and universities. University …