For the tenth consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest Regional Universities in the 2011 edition of the U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges." The University was once again ranked one of the top 30 schools in its category, the highest ranking Michigan university in the list.
“We are extremely proud that University of Detroit Mercy has once again been named one of the region’s best universities,” said University of Detroit Mercy Interim President, Michael Joseph. “While we are pleased that the rankings are a third-party tool validating who we are, they only tell part of the story. At UDM, we will always continue to provide a values-based education, preparing our graduates to be the next generation of leaders in their communities,” he added.
Highlights of the 2011 college rankings will be published in the September issue of U.S.News & World Report. The U.S. News college rankings group more than 1,400 accredited four-year schools based on categories created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and compares them based on a set of 15 widely accepted indicators of excellence.