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Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit Admission Requirements

Detroit, Michigan

Chances of getting into University of Detroit Mercy

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83%
Admission Difficulty for University of Detroit Mercy
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,120 out of 3,760 applicants were admitted making University of Detroit Mercy an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. University of Detroit Mercy typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
66%
SAT Scores for University of Detroit Mercy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for University of Detroit Mercy
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1150

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Detroit Mercy?

University of Detroit Mercy typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Detroit Mercy admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >89%
1150 to 1250 Avg + 83%-89%
1050 to 1150 Avg - 74%-83%
950 to 1050 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 950 Low <63%
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Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
30%
ACT Scores for University of Detroit Mercy
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Detroit Mercy
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit?

Admission data indicates that Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Detroit Mercy.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Detroit Mercy admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >89%
24 to 27 Avg + 83%-89%
21 to 24 Avg - 74%-83%
18 to 21 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 18 Low <63%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.48*
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Detroit Mercy. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Detroit Mercy was 3.48 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Michigan for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.48 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit accepts 83% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

University of Detroit Mercy admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,390 1,370 3,760
Accepted 1,926 1,194 3,120
Acceptance Rate 81% 87% 83%
Enrolled 338 245 583
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 21% 19%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Detroit Mercy and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Detroit Mercy Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Detroit Mercy
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169716 IPEDS survey data for University of Detroit Mercy.

Frequently Asked Questions

66% of students submit their SAT scores to Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit. 30% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

83% of those who apply are granted admission to Detroit Mercy- UDM- U of D- University of Detroit. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1250. 66% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 30% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.

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