Mercy College of Health Sciences: Review & Facts

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Mercy College of Health Sciences is a private not-for-profit school with 850 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1899 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Mercy College of Health Sciences is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
At Mercy College of Health Sciences you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Mercy College of Health Sciences implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, Radiology Technology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
50%
The student retention rate at Mercy College of Health Sciences is low at 50% (way below Iowa average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Mercy College of Health Sciences is good: 75%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mercy College of Health Sciences is very good, 7:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,500
Average tuition pricing is slightly high - about $14,500 annually.

Read the details about Mercy College of Health Sciences additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
84%
As reported in recent data, 111 applications were submitted and 93 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Mercy College of Health Sciences is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Mercy College of Health Sciences and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (515) 643-3180 or check Mercy College of Health Sciences Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Mercy College of Health Sciences offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mercy College of Health Sciences, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Based on the college crime information, Mercy College of Health Sciences appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mercy College of Health Sciences Location and Maps



Post Address: Mercy College of Health Sciences, 928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239, USA
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