Mount Mercy University Rankings

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In the World#6747 of 14178
In North America#1703 of 2629
In the United States#1619 of 2528
In Iowa#28 of 39
In Cedar Rapids#2 of 2

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

Mount Mercy University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%65%66%
Applicants1,176388788
Admissions776252524
Freshmen enrolled full time21770147
Freshmen enrolled part time211

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

White1377 (77%)
Black or African American155 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown114 (6%)
Nonresident Alien62 (3%)
Two or more races35 (2%)
Asian31 (2%)
Hispanic11 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native4 (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 capacity586
Combined charge for room and board$9,915

Mount Mercy University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse117
Business Administration and Management, General2028
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General2416
Business & Commerce, General35
Elementary Education and Teaching29
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1217
Social Work19
Psychology, General18
Educational Leadership and Administration, General18
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling18
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other610
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
Finance, General13
Operations Management and Supervision210
Graphic Design9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other8
Management Information Systems, General7
Computer Science7
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other7
Marketing & Marketing Management, General7
Actuarial Science6
Secondary Education and Teaching6
Hospitality Administration & Management, Other6
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling5
Accounting5
Public Health Education and Promotion5
Nursing Administration5
English Language and Literature, General4
Education, Other4
International Business & Trade & Commerce3
Nursing Education3
Social Science Teacher Education2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2
Marketing, Other2
Mathematics, General2
Political Science and Government, General2
History, General1
Journalism1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General1
Public Relations & Image Management1
International Relations and Affairs1
Chemistry, General1
Biology Teacher Education1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other1
Forensic Chemistry1
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other1
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin1
Grand Total410137
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%55%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
181
Citations
1,804

Publication count by topic

Psychology
67
Medicine
22
Biology
17
Geography
14
Political science
11
Sociology
10
Chemistry
10
Computer science
7
Mathematics
5
Art
3
History
3
Business
3
Philosophy
2
Engineering
1
Geology
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology2472161
Psychology2964643
Political science313334
Art32941
Geography336470
Medicine3871377
Geology396610
Biology4508234
Mathematics524319
Chemistry527354
Business57532
Computer science65791

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199023
199103
199226
199315
199432
199515
1996112
199735
1998014
1999114
2000112
2001212
200229
2003127
2004513
2005138
2006049
2007354
2008555
2009137
2010359
20111164
2012661
2013879
201412107
2015682
20161396
20171895
2018986
20199143
20209138

General info

Alternative namesMount Mercy College
MMU
Founded1928
WikipediaMount Mercy University
Academic CalendarFour-One-Four
Total FTE staff267
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-4797
United States
City population126,000
Phone3193638213
Fax+1 (319) 368 6481

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