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Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 1,100
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $0)
Total 2021 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 1,100
Total 2021 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 217
Total 2021 Total Enrollment 1,600
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen 3.51 GPA
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen 23 ACT
Test Optional Yes -Students applying to Mount Mercy may be admitted without submitting ACT or SAT test scores.
Test-optional applicants are required to submit a high school transcript for review.
Accept Transfer Students Yes; interested transfer students can contact Josh D’Amico at jdamico@mtmercy.edu
Middle 50% Range of College GPA for Transfer Students        2.50 minimum GPA
Total 2021 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 114
Catholic Order Affiliation Sisters of Mercy
3 Most Popular Majors Nursing, Biology, Criminal Justice, Education, Business
Unique Academic Programs Master's degree in marriage and family therapy; Outdoor Conservation major (with tracks in natural resources and law enforcement);
Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP)
School Mascot Mustangs

Interesting Facts:
  • We offer many unique extracurricular activities including: Circle K (premier collegiate service organization); Stang Gang (supports Mustang athletics); SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise); Mustang Leadership Program; Enactus (nationally ranked business club).
  • Mount Mercy turns cafeteria grease into biodiesel fuel.
  • The Penthouse, at the top of McAuley Hall, is the highest point in seven counties. Come check out the view!