November 30, 2017

Detroit Mercy invites high school students to attend "Visit Day" on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, from 9 a.m. to noon. Events will take place in the Fountain Lounge of the Student Center Building on the University’s McNichols Campus.

"Visit Day is an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to spend time with the Detroit Mercy community as they learn what it is like to be a college student,” said Tyra Rounds, director of Admissions.  "Deans, faculty, alumni and current students and their parents will be on hand to discuss what Detroit Mercy has to offer,” she added.

University of Detroit Mercy encourages high school students, whether they have applied or not, to learn about academic programs, discuss financial aid and scholarships, meet students and receive a tour of the McNichols Campus. It's also a good time to learn about important things like choice of major, campus life and career services available to all Detroit Mercy students.

With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs available, Detroit Mercy has earned numerous national rankings and honors for its exceptional education experience and impact on the community. In addition, alumni from Detroit Mercy include such notable individuals as Elmore Leonard, an internationally known crime writer; Actor Keegan-Michael Key; Actress Anita Barone (Jeff Foxworthy Show, The War At Home); and Jim Padilla, former CEO of the Ford Motor Co. among others.

Now is the perfect time for students and families to visit Detroit Mercy. For the 17th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest Best Regional Universities in the 2018 edition of the U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges." Detroit Mercy ranked #19 for Midwest Best Regional Universities and is the only university in Michigan to be listed in the top 25. In addition, the university earned a #12 rank for Best Colleges for Veterans in the Midwest Region and was ranked nationally #32 for Best Value Schools and #13 for Best Undergraduate Business Management Programs. This is the fourth consecutive year that Detroit Mercy’s undergraduate Management program was ranked in the nation’s top 20 by U.S. News & World Report.

Parents and guests are welcome to Visit Days.  For more information, please visit To register for an upcoming Visit Day, call the Office of Admissions at 800-365-5020.