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Mercy College of Health Sciences Admission Requirements

Des Moines, Iowa

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Chances of getting into Mercy College of Health Sciences

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Admission Difficulty for Mercy College of Health Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Mercy College of Health Sciences and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Mercy College of Health Sciences is 92%.  It ranks #30 in Iowa for lowest rate of acceptance. Mercy College of Health Sciences is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 110 out of 120 applicants were admitted.

The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 19/24). Mercy College of Health Sciences typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.12. 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Mercy College of Health Sciences. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .

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
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Mercy College of Health Sciences ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Mercy College of Health Sciences
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 in Iowa for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Mercy College of Health Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >96%
21 to 24 Avg + 92%-96%
19 to 21 Avg - 88%-92%
17 to 19 Reach 83%-88%
Less than 17 Low <83%
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Mercy College of Health Sciences GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.12*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Mercy College of Health Sciences?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Mercy College of Health Sciences. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Mercy College of Health Sciences was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #27 in Iowa for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.12 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Mercy College of Health Sciences accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.12 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Mercy College of Health Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 104 16 120
Accepted 95 15 110
Acceptance Rate 91% 94% 92%
Enrolled 31 5 36
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 33% 33% 33%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Mercy College of Health Sciences is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Mercy College of Health Sciences and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Mercy College of Health Sciences Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor 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.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Mercy College of Health Sciences?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to Mercy College of Health Sciences. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Mercy College of Health Sciences?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.