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Mount Mercy University

Also known as Mount Mercy College

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

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Mount Mercy University is a nonprofit private institution located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and provides a large number of degree programs for students. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Enrollment at Mount Mercy College exceeds 1,600 per year.

Areas of study offered at Mount Mercy College include:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Security And Protective Services
  • Education

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then studied by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to Mount Mercy College score in a range of 20 to 22 on the ACT. Mount Mercy College has an acceptance rate of 70% of which only 41% chose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at mtmercy.edu.

The cost of tuition is approximately $27,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better understand their cost of attendance. Students attending Mount Mercy University may qualify for aid which is generally loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Mount Mercy University offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study offered, and more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.mtmercy.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the candidates Mount Mercy University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Mount Mercy University is about 1,900, with undergraduate students making up about 82% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $28,000-$34,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $770 to $920 per unit
  • Room and board is estimated to cost around $10,000, the amount includes the serving of nineteen meals per week

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$19,068
Receiving Student Loans74%$6,914
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Mount Mercy University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 73%, Mount Mercy University is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years66%
Graduating in 5 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Mount Mercy College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Other)
  • Basketball (Other)
  • Track and Field (Other)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mount Mercy University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Mount Mercy University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
60.65%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
14:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
6

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$12,425