Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA

Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$18,332

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

16%

male

84%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 110
Declined 10
Total Received 120
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Private

1,027

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Mercy College of Health Sciences, founded in 1899, is a private coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Des Moines, IA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,027
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

Campus in Des Moines (population: 217,521). Served by air and bus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA
50309-1239

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
25
25th
19
75th
24
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Required of some SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 110
Declined 10
Total Received 120

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,708

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $18,332
Books & supplies $1,620
Total $19,952
Average Financial Aid - $6,708
Total with Avg. Aid $13,244

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 637-2994, extension 3-6636
F: 515 643-6747
financialaid@mchs.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Physical Therapy Assistant. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Surgical Technology/Technologist. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Weekend College

1,027

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,027
students

Female
84%
859

Male
16%
168

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

576
students

Female
80%
461

Male
20%
115

44%

451
students

Female
88%
398

Male
12%
53

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Student Break-down

8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

16%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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