University of Detroit Mercy
(4001 W. McNichols Rd., P.O. Box 19900, Detroit, MI 48219-0900) is a private,
co-educational Roman Catholic university located in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It was founded in 1878 as
the University of Detroit by the Society of Jesus. In 1990, it merged with Mercy College of Detroit, which had been established in 1941 by the Sisters of Mercy. It is one of 28
member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. UDM is renowned in
dentistry, polymer engineering, and several allied health
professions. Athletically, it is known for its fine basketball teams.