#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Student Population
Mount Mercy University overview
Location Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Online mtmercy.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Mount Mercy University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,176 prospective students applied, and 776 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 219 enrolled in the school.  1,216 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 619 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $32,862 plus fees of $1,000. Mount Mercy College is ranked 543 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Mount Mercy College is rated within the top 48% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Mount Mercy University overview
ACT 18/24
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Mount Mercy University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $9,915
Budget for Other Expenses$3,780
Total One Year Cost$48,877

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
60% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Mount Mercy University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 44%
Health Professions 22%
Education 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 6%
Psychology 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154013 IPEDS survey data for Mount Mercy University.

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