Mount Mercy UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Cedar Rapids, IA

$33,862

Avg tuition

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About Mount Mercy University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Mount Mercy University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,807, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 60 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 64%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $33,862.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

29%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

76%

Black

9%

Unknown

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Hispanic

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

68%

Socio-economic diversity

38% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

38%

State Grant Aid

52%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

38%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,139
State Grant Aid $5,728
Institution Grant Aid $19,788
Pell Grant Aid $3,691

Financial Outlook

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.