Mount Mercy University: Ranking & Review

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Mount Mercy University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate57%49%62%
Applicants1,457505952
Admissions834245589
Enrolled undergraduates23980159
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,8486001,248

375 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

187 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores0
Percent of students submitting SAT scores0%

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores231
Percent of students submitting ACT scores97%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mount Mercy University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$44,756$44,756
Off-campus$44,142$44,142
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,166 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mount Mercy University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 610 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$30,382$30,382
Fees for full-time undergraduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$920$920
Tuition for Full-time graduates$8,820$8,820
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$490$490

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services15351204
Health Professions and Related Programs14753200
Education29837
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service181129
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1717
Psychology1616
Visual and Performing Arts1010
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1010
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services88
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Natural Resources and Conservation44
Social Sciences33
History33
Mathematics and Statistics33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs33
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies11
Physical Sciences11
Grand Total434123557

A total of 434 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mount Mercy University.

At the master's level 123 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%50%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesMount Mercy College
MMU
Founded1928
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Academic CalendarFour-one-four plan
Total FTE staff260
Instructional FTE111
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemtmercy.edu
Address1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402-4797
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population126,000
Phone3193638213
Fax+1 (319) 368 6481

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