Tuition & Fees

$31,998

$31,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
20%
500-599
70%
400-499
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
41%
12-17
25%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
55%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 834
Declined + 623
Total Received 1,457
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Private (nonprofit)

1,517

undergraduate students

331

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 6417
ACT 1340

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School Facts

Mount Mercy University was founded in 1928 by the Sister of Mercy of Cedar Rapids, Iowa as a two-year college for women and is now a four-year university.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,848
Established in 1928
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Cedar Rapids, IA

40-acre, suburban campus in Cedar Rapids (population: 131,127). Served by air and bus. School operates transportation to downtown and malls. Public transportation serves campus.

Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Drive, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
20%
500-599
70%
400-499
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%
30-36
3%
24-29
31%
18-23
41%
12-17
25%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
55%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 14
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 834
Declined + 623
Total Received 1,457

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Terri Crumley
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 248-4504, extension 6460
F: 319 363-5270
admission@mtmercy.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,022

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,598
Room & board $9,534
Additional fees $400
Books & supplies $1,340
Total $42,872
Average Financial Aid - $24,022
Total with Avg. Aid $18,850

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,373,455
State $3,232,952
Institutional $12,878,553
Other external $756,613
Total $19,241,573

Non-need-based

Federal $4,779
State $20,571
Institutional $3,161,679
Other external $193,527
Total $3,380,556
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 248-4504, extension 6467
finaid@mtmercy.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Bethany Rinderknecht
Director of Financial Aid
rinderknecht@mtmercy.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Biking, Cheerleading, Cycling, Dance, Flag Football, Frisbee, Softball, Volleyball (indoor/power/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Paul Gavin (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mustangs
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Management
Applied Philosophy
Art
Art/Fine Arts
Art/Graphic Design
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Education
Elementary Education
English
Finance
Health Care Systems
History
Human Resource Management
International Studies
Journalism
Management Information Systems
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Multimedia Design
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Outdoor Conservation
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Strategic Leadership
Visual Arts/Business Administration
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,848

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

1,517
students

Female
68%
1,026

Male
32%
491

18%

331
students

Female
67%
222

Male
33%
109

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

1,083
students

Female
66%
711

Male
34%
372

29%

434
students

Female
73%
315

Male
27%
119

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
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 Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 30

Winter: December 30

Spring: January 30

Summer: May 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Australia
Germany
Jamaica
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amir Hadzic
Assistant Director of International Programs & Student Services
319 363-8213, extension 1273
ahadzic@mtmercy.edu

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