Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$35,506

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 884
Declined 276
Total Received 1,160
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Private

1,654

undergraduate students

492

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,146
Established in 1928
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

40-acre, suburban campus in Cedar Rapids (population: 132,228). Served by air and bus. School operates transportation to downtown and malls. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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
18%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) August 14
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 884
Declined 276
Total Received 1,160

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,290

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,506
Room & board $10,112
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $1,320
Total $46,938
Average Financial Aid - $16,290
Total with Avg. Aid $30,648

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,363,798
State $3,340,975
Institutional $13,141,779
Other external $825,024
Total $19,671,576

Non-need-based

Federal $2,345
State $13,811
Institutional $3,531,937
Other external $287,907
Total $3,836,000
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, biking, cheerleading, cycling, dance, flag football, Frisbee, softball, volleyball (indoor/power/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computer Science.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental/Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Graphic Design.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Illustration and Informatics, Other.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

2,146

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

1,654
students

Female
67%
1,108

Male
33%
546

23%

492
students

Female
68%
336

Male
32%
156

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

1,163
students

Female
67%
782

Male
33%
381

30%

491
students

Female
66%
326

Male
34%
165

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

10%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

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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International Students

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