Mercy College of Health Sciences Rankings

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In the World#9081 of 14178
In North America#2058 of 2629
In the United States#1962 of 2528
In Iowa#33 of 39
In Des Moines#4 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
98%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,368 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
795
Male:Female Ratio
15:85
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
mchs.edu

Mercy College of Health Sciences Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate98%100%98%
Applicants13715122
Admissions13415119
Freshmen enrolled full time48642
Freshmen enrolled part time1212

491 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

58 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White591 (74%)
Black or African American64 (8%)
Hispanic53 (7%)
Asian38 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown27 (3%)
Two or more races20 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,368/year
Average aid awarded
$9,066
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,188
$30-48K$17,242
$48-75K$23,529
$75-110K$26,305
$110K+$28,656

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$18,150
Tuition in-state$18,150
Tuition out-of-state$18,150

Mercy College of Health Sciences Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse25148
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician11
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer10
Health & Health Care Administration & Management10
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant9
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies4
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)3
Medical & Clinical Assistant3
Surgical Technology & Technologist1
Public Health, General1
Grand Total62163
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate33%60%28%
  • Full-time retention rate - 53%
  • Part-time retention rate - 40%

Publications & Citations

Publications
13
Citations
117

Publication count by topic

Medicine
5
Psychology
4
Sociology
1
Biology
1
Mathematics
1
Computer science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology504842
Medicine514767
Computer science61816
Biology62762

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200102
200202
200301
200413
200502
200613
200705
200813
200913
2010010
201103
2012210
2013221
201407
2015010
201618
201718
201825

General info

Founded1899
WikipediaMercy College of Health Sciences
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff133
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Address928 Sixth Ave
Des Moines, Iowa, 50309-1239
United States
City population203,000
Phone5156433180

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