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About University of Detroit Mercy

University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan's largest and most comprehensive Catholic university, sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). Today's University boasts the heritage of two founding institutions: the University of Detroit, founded in 1877 by the Jesuits, and Mercy College of Detroit, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1941.  The two consolidated as University of Detroit Mercy in 1990. (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. Dr. Antoine M. Garibaldi serves as the 25th president of the University.

Office of the President

Dr. Antoine Garibaldi is the 25th President of University of Detroit Mercy.

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Office of Mission & Identity

The Office of Mission & Identity is charged with nourishing employee conversations about the soul of the University.

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By working together we can achieve the next level of excellence. Our vision, like University of Detroit Mercy’s future, is boundless. Learn more about Detroit Mercy's campaign.

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Institute for Leadership and Service

University of Detroit Mercy's Institute for Leadership and Service provides opportunities for all members of the Detroit Mercy community to engage in social change for the common good. 

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Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides easily accessible, useful information and global communication services to the University community.

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The city of Detroit is buzzing with new life and activity. Detroit is undergoing a major revitalization, bringing renewed excitement and energy to the area.

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