Why the University of Detroit Mercy?

Meaningful Interactions Based on Smaller Class Size

At the University Detroit Mercy, the average student-to-faculty ratio in online program courses is 15:1. Smaller class size allows students to receive more personalized guidance, feedback, and instruction. In this setting, you will have the opportunity to build real relationships with your professors and your classmates. 

Engaged Faculty who are Invested in Your Learning

The University of Detroit Mercy’s faculty are here to help you succeed. Our professors are active participants in your online courses, providing feedback and direction, answering your questions, and helping you stay on track. At the University of Detroit Mercy, you will be working with faculty who are not only experts in their fields, but who are dedicated to the art of teaching and learning.

Active Learning

Research suggests that active learning in online courses is beneficial for students to succeed and grow and our online course curriculum reflects that. Courses in the online programs at the University of Detroit Mercy actively engage students in problem solving, critical thinking, and research that integrates theory with practice.

Informed by Jesuit and Mercy Values and Charisms

University of Detroit Mercy faculty integrate our sponsoring religious communities’ values, including compassionate service to persons of need, commitment to quality education, service of faith, and the promotion of justice into their lectures, discussions, content, and assignments.


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