Mount Mercy University

Acceptance Rate 76 %
Tuition & Fees $35,506
Student Population 1,705
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $16,290
Graduation Rate 57 %

Academic Overview

Mount Mercy University Campus, Cedar Rapids, IA
Mount Mercy University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $35,506 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,705 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 76% and the graduation rate is 57% last year.
The salary after graduation from Mount Mercy University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Mount Mercy University are $35,506. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $10,870 on average.
Mount Mercy University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Mount Mercy. The acceptance rate of Mount Mercy is 76% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 28%. The average graduation rate is 57% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $16,290 and 100% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,705 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Mount Mercy University is 76 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Mount Mercy University is 57 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Mount Mercy University is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Mount Mercy University is 1,705
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Mount Mercy University is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $16,290 at Mount Mercy University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Mount Mercy offers 79 major programs through online and on-site education where 10 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree608
Master's Degree152
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Mount Mercy University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:560)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Mount Mercy University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges