Mount Mercy University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Mount Mercy University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,880 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1928 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Mount Mercy University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
62
Fair
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Mount Mercy University.

Mount Mercy University deploys a continuous curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 62 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Nursing, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Mount Mercy University student retention rate is fair at 78% (above Iowa average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mount Mercy University is good - 73%.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount Mercy University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,300
High
Average tuition charges are very high, about $28,300 per year.

Read the details about Mount Mercy University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
61%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,108 applications were submitted and 672 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Mount Mercy University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Mount Mercy University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mount Mercy University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Mount Mercy University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Mount Mercy University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount Mercy University Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount Mercy University, 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797, USA
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