Detroit Mercy is on a 70-acre campus in the urban setting of Detroit, Michigan, not far from Detroit.
There are many activities and organizations for Detroit Mercy students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Detroit Mercy has fraternities and sororities.
Detroit Mercy has the Alpha Phi Omega. In fact, more students participate in the Alpha Phi Omega than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Detroit Mercy include Biology Club, Chemistry Club, Pre-Dentistry Club and Greek Organizations - NPC, NIC, and NPHC.
Detroit Mercy students' favorite campus traditions are Midnight Bike Ride, Ultimate Talent Show and Homecoming Casino Night.
This table offers information on housing at Detroit Mercy.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||18%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||82%|
Detroit Mercy offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Detroit Mercy students live off campus. In 2022, 18% of undergrads at Detroit Mercy lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 82% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Detroit Mercy. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Detroit Mercy offers coed housing.
At Detroit Mercy there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Detroit Mercy:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Fencing||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Sport||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Detroit Mercy is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Detroit Mercy campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Detroit Mercy offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Detroit Mercy, take Lodge Freeway to Detroit, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Detroit Metropolitan airport.
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