Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
771
total students
Tuition Cost $17,600 | $17,600
in-state | out-of-state
Not Reported
fall application deadline
Not Reported
acceptance rate
Not Reported
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
22
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Ultrasound Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Informatics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Surgical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled771
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 19 24
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$17,600
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,600
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students771
    • Male Student Percentage13%
    • Female Student Percentage87%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.76%
    • Black or African American7.13%
    • White or Caucasian82.49%
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • Asian2.72%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.56%
    • Unknown or International StudentNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students2.1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations student senate, Campus Ministry, Science Club, Mercy College Association of Nursing Students, Zeta Chi--At Large Chapter
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty92
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 572 students to 59 faculty

Location & Contact

928 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
USA

Heather Gaumer

Director of Admissions

Phone: 515-643-6604
Fax: 515-643-6698
Email: hgaumer@mercydesmoines.org


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