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Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Overview

Mount Mercy University is a Comprehensive institution located in Cedar Rapids, IA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1330 Elmhurst Drive, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402
United States
Contact Mr. J Todd Coleman
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing
Email: tcoleman@mtmercy.edu
Phone: 319-368-6460
Fax: 319-363-5270

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, Other Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
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Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental/natural Resources Law Enforcement And Protective Services Checkmark
Natural Resources Conservation And Research, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
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Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,160
Applied
884
Accepted
1,381
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

764
Females Applied
601
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

396
Males Applied
283
Males Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

35,540
Private
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Fees

1,000
Full-time student fees
10,428
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,140
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,074
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,866
Avg. Loan Aid
14,102
Avg. Grant Aid
21,468
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,381
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
13%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.24%
Black or African American 8.5%
White or Caucasian 76.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.73%
Asian 2.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.36%
Two or more races 2.18%
Other 4.58%

Gender

Male (31.93%)
Female (68.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 37%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Vegas Night, Christmas Club Friday and Spring Fling Week

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Ambassadors, Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students, Cheerleaders, Black Student Union and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Department of Public Safety operational 24-hours a day, 7 days a week

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

170
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 82
Part-time - 88
Male - 70
Female - 100
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