University of Detroit Mercy

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The WWI memorial clock tower which is on the campus.

The University of Detroit Mercy is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational university in Detroit, Michigan. The university has about 5,450 students. It was formed in 1990 with the merger of two Catholic schools in Detroit—the University of Detroit, a Jesuit school founded in 1877 as Detroit College, and Mercy College of Detroit, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1941. The current president of the university is Antoine M. Garibaldi.


The university calls itself simply "Detroit" for sports purposes, and its teams are nicknamed Titans. They have 17 varsity teams and they compete in the Horizon League.

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