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Mount Mercy University
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  • 4 Year
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

1330 ELMHURST DR NE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52402
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Heart of America Athletic Conference
From Mount Mercy University

You want the best education possible, and Mount Mercy University can deliver. Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa—ranked as one of the best cities in the U.S.—MMU offers an affordable education that promises solid preparation for a changing world. Our 1,600+ students come from around the globe and create a vibrant, diverse, and welcoming campus community.

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Mount Mercy University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$25,182 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$23,054 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 10 responses
100%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

Martin Herold College of Nursing & Health

We offer high-quality, integrated theoretical nursing content, clinical lab simulation (including telehealth), and hands-on experience. Our full-time nursing faculty are recognized as the best in their field. Nurses from local hospitals and agencies also serve as professors—bringing their real-world experience from the bedside into the classroom.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    56%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
998 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
376
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
59%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Friendly
    91%
  • Vibrant
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 17 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Nice, small, helpful, everybody knows everybody
    75%
  • Friendly
    17%
  • Too small
    8%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 6 responses

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