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University of Detroit Mercy Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
65%
Undergrads in College Housing
31%
Average Housing Costs
$9,158/ year
Poll
17%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.30 responses
Poll
41%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.56 responses

Food

Campus Food
C-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,180/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 42 responses
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  • Subway
    29%
  • The Loft
    24%
  • All the food here is garbage
    14%
  • The food was not great but edible mostly
    12%
  • Cafeteria is the only on-campus option. It's OK.
    7%
  • TDR
    7%
  • TDR needs a food revamp
    7%
33%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.33 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 33 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    21%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    70%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    0%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
64%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.44 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 21 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    67%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    19%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    10%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    5%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 38 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    39%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    42%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    11%
  • Not very visible.
    8%
  • We have campus police?
    0%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 54 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    2%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    43%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    46%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    9%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Fencing, Soccer, Lacrosse, All Track Combined
Women's Varsity Sports
Fencing, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Softball, Lacrosse, Soccer, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society
Music
Choral Groups, Musical Theater, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
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Party Scene

Party Scene
B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 36 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    3%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    8%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    39%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    17%
  • Parties? What parties?
    33%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 18 responses
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  • Who The F*** are You? (Beginning of year)
    50%
  • Possibly a "Halloween" party I attended.
    22%
  • There isnt one........
    22%
  • New Years
    6%
  • Graduation
    0%
  • Halloween
    0%
  • Homecoming
    0%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
3%
Women in Sororities
4%
37%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.49 responses
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