University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) is a leading private Roman Catholic co-educational university located in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It offers a wide range of academic programs in fields as diverse as architecture and psychology, business and nursing, teacher education, and engineering.

University of Detroit Mercy is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The College of Business Administration is nationally accredited, on both the undergraduate and graduate levels, by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

The College of Engineering and Science curricula leading to the degree of Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, and Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

The Dental Hygiene Program at the School of Dentistry is accredited by the American Dental Association's Commission on Dental Accreditation.

The College of Health Professions' Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission for the Education of the Physician Assistant.

The School of Architecture is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, the only accrediting agency for architecture in the nation.

The McAuley School of Nursing undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesiology Program is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs/Schools.

The School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Association of the Religiously Affiliated Law Schools.

The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The Master of Arts in Counseling program has applied for accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs.

UDM's Dental Hygiene students consistently rank well above the national average in passing the National Board and state licensing examinations on the first attempt.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Detroit Mercy is ranked 23rd in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (Midwest)" by US News (2012).

- In the U.S. News & World Report's “2009-America's Best Colleges”, University of Detroit Mercy is rated 5th in the "Great Schools, Great Prices" category. This ranking highlights the best financial value as it relates to a school's academic quality. UDM also placed 2nd in the magazine's “Economic Diversity Among Top-Ranked Schools” category and ninth in racial diversity of Midwest Regional Universities.

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