Mount Mercy University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6884 of 14,160 In the World
#1699 of 2,624 In North America
#1616 of 2,523 In the United States
#28 of 39 In Iowa
#2 of 2 In Cedar Rapids

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
66%
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$20,977 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,442
Graduates
365
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.mtmercy.edu

Mount Mercy University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 66% 65% 66%
Applicants 1,176 388 788
Admissions 776 252 524
Freshmen enrolled full time 217 70 147
Freshmen enrolled part time 2 1 1

248 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

275 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
219 or 100%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Mount Mercy University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1377 (77%)
Black or African American 155 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 114 (6%)
Nonresident Alien 62 (3%)
Two or more races 35 (2%)
Asian 31 (2%)
Hispanic 11 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,977/year
Average aid awarded
$24,695
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $13,992
$30-48K $15,098
$48-75K $20,957
$75-110K $24,649
$110K+ $26,377

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $32,862$10,296
Tuition in-state $32,862$10,296
Tuition out-of-state $32,862$10,296
Fee in-district $1,000$70
Fee in-state $1,000$70
Fee out-of-state $1,000$70

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 586
Combined charge for room and board $9,915

Mount Mercy University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 117
Business Administration and Management, General 20 28
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 24 16
Business & Commerce, General 35
Elementary Education and Teaching 29
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 12 17
Social Work 19
Psychology, General 18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 18
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 18
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 6 10
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 14
Finance, General 13
Operations Management and Supervision 2 10
Graphic Design 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 8
Management Information Systems, General 7
Computer Science 7
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 7
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 7
Actuarial Science 6
Secondary Education and Teaching 6
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other 6
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 5
Accounting 5
Public Health Education and Promotion 5
Nursing Administration 5
English Language and Literature, General 4
Education, Other 4
International Business & Trade & Commerce 3
Nursing Education 3
Social Science Teacher Education 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Marketing, Other 2
Mathematics, General 2
Political Science and Government, General 2
History, General 1
Journalism 1
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 1
Public Relations & Image Management 1
International Relations and Affairs 1
Chemistry, General 1
Biology Teacher Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 1
Forensic Chemistry 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 1
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other 1
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin 1
Grand Total 410 137
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 64% 55% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
191
Citations
2,077

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
67 / 867
Psychology
57 / 732
Medicine
55 / 430
Biology
22 / 305
Environmental Science
22 / 214
Social Psychology
18 / 364
Child Psychology
16 / 121
Health Science
15 / 72
Mathematics
13 / 305
Demography
13 / 254
Political Science
13 / 198
Sociology
12 / 166
Clinical Psychology
12 / 76
Geography and Cartography
12 / 95
Business
9 / 24
Ecology
9 / 122
Archaeology
9 / 88
Math Teachers
9 / 259
Chemistry
8 / 61
Nursing
8 / 111
Communications and Public Relations
7 / 35
Social Work
7 / 98
Economics
7 / 56
Art & Design
6 / 25
Gender Studies
6 / 121
Computer Science
6 / 19
Physical Therapy
6 / 105
Zoology
5 / 135
Law
4 / 24
Psychiatry
4 / 48
Human Resource Management
4 / 5
Botany
3 / 53
Cognitive Science
3 / 7
Creative Writing
3 / 8
Anatomy and Physiology
3 / 30
Special Education
3 / 11
Healthcare Management (MHA)
3 / 93
Agricultural Science
3 / 13
Education Majors
3 / 78
Organic Chemistry
3 / 14

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 2 4
1991 1 10
1992 2 8
1993 1 6
1994 3 6
1995 1 8
1996 1 10
1997 3 9
1998 0 18
1999 1 16
2000 1 15
2001 2 13
2002 2 9
2003 1 28
2004 5 16
2005 1 38
2006 0 49
2007 3 55
2008 5 55
2009 1 37
2010 3 66
2011 12 64
2012 6 64
2013 8 79
2014 12 107
2015 6 86
2016 13 98
2017 19 106
2018 9 103
2019 10 222
2020 9 247

General info

Alternative names Mount Mercy College
MMU
Founded 1928
Academic Calendar Four-One-Four
Total FTE staff 267
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-4797
United States
City population 126,000
Phone 3193638213
Fax +1 (319) 368 6481

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