Mount Mercy University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1330 Elmhurst Drive NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797

(319) 368-6460

(800) 248-4504

Fax: (319) 363-5270



Contact: Sue Oatey

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
Main Address

1330 Elmhurst Drive NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

(319) 363-8213

www.mtmercy.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,474

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 172

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,446

Graduate enrollment: 81

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $20

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 81%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Applied management B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health System Administration B
Health care systems B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi/interdisciplinary studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Mount Mercy University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (319) 363-8213
Website: www.mtmercy.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.mtmercy.edu/apply-freshman
Address: 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,835
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 58%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,340 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $31,998
Out-of-state Tuition: $31,998
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $23,619

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Mount Mercy University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Mount Mercy University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 144
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 144
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 56
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 6015

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Mount Mercy University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $31,998
Out-of-state $31,998
Books and supplies $1,320

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,960
Out-of-state $9,960

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 238 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 238 100% $23,619
Student loan aid 191 80% $11,176

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,517 100% $16,888
Federal student loans 1,125 74% $9,598

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Mount Mercy University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Mount Mercy University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,409 442 967
Percent admitted 100% 57% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Mount Mercy University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,835
Undergraduate enrollment 1,501
Graduate enrollment 334

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Mount Mercy University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, Board of Trustees

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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