Mount Mercy University

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
1,518
total students
Tuition Cost $31,598 | $31,598
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $24,022
August 15
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
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
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Actuarial Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health and Medical Administrative Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Natural Resources and Conservation Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,457
    • Accepted834
    • Acceptance Rate57%
    • Enrolled1,518
    • Female Applicants952
    • Females Accepted589
    • Female Acceptance Rate61%
    • Male Applicants505
    • Males Accepted245
    • Male Acceptance Rate48%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.40
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math 500 590
    • 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 *$31,598
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,598
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$400
    • Room and board *$9,534
    • 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 tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$24,022
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$25,722
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$17,571
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,857
    • Average Grant Aid:$13,346
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$20,438
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:99%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 75%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 19%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,517
    • Male Student Percentage32%
    • Female Student Percentage68%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.12%
    • Black or African American6.59%
    • White or Caucasian78.77%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.52%
    • Asian1.98%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.46%
    • Two or more races1.58%
    • Unknown or International Student4.02%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.96% representing 33 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students10% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 40%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Ambassadors, Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students, Cheerleaders, Black Student Union, Student Government Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Department of Public Safety operational 24-hours a day, 7 days a week

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Bowling Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes Yes
    • Softball No Yes Yes
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty160
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

1330 Elmhurst Drive, NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
USA

Dr. Teresa Crumley

Dean of Admission

Phone: 319-368-6460
Fax: 319-363-5270
Email: tcrumley@mtmercy.edu


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