Mount Mercy University

country rank  1130
world rank  3816

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University Overview

Established in 1928, Mount Mercy University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Cedar Rapids (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Mount Mercy University (MMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Mount Mercy University (MMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 91 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym MMU
Founded 1928

University Location

Address 1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids (population range: 50,000-249,999)
52402-4797 Iowa
United States
T +1 (319) 363 8213
F +1 (319) 368 6481

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1330 Elmhurst Drive Northeast
Cedar Rapids 52402-4797
+1 (319) 368 6460
800 248 4504 ext. 6460

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Sisters of Mercy - www.mercyhighered.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Mount Mercy University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • The State Board of Nursing
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Iowa Department of Education

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019