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Des Moines, Iowa

Mercy College of Health Sciences Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Mercy College of Health Sciences

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.9%
Admission Difficulty for Mercy College of Health Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Mercy College of Health Sciences and can I get accepted? The school has a 96% acceptance rate ranking it #32 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 117 out of 122 applicants were admitted making Mercy College of Health Sciences an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Mercy College of Health Sciences SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A

Mercy College of Health Sciences ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
46%
ACT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Mercy College of Health Sciences?

Admission data indicates that Mercy College of Health Sciences regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. 46 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mercy College of Health Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >98%
20 to 22 Avg + 96%-98%
18 to 20 Avg - 93%-96%
16 to 18 Reach 89%-93%
Less than 16 Low <89%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Mercy College of Health Sciences has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Mercy College of Health Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 110 12 122
Accepted 106 11 117
Acceptance Rate 96% 92% 96%
Enrolled 30 5 35
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 28% 45% 30%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mercy College of Health Sciences and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Mercy College of Health Sciences Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Mercy College of Health Sciences
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153977 IPEDS survey data for Mercy College of Health Sciences.