History of the College of Engineering & Science

More than 13,000 engineering graduates have earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in 13 different engineering disciplines from Detroit Mercy since the College was founded in October, 1911.

Those engineers have excelled in their fields with many rising to high level positions in a wide variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, chemical, civil engineering, computing, construction, defense, electronics, energy, intellectual property and many more.

Others have become leaders of national laboratories and federal agencies and still others have become leaders of engineering education, including deans of engineering colleges.

We welcome you to Detroit Mercy family and look forward to sharing in your success!