1330 Elmhurst Drive NortheastCedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797 319-368-6460
http://www.mtmercy.edu admission@mtmercy.edu
About Mount Mercy College
  • Year of Foundation N/A
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 1,490
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 70%, 30%, 6%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 20
  • Enrollment No. 1,434
Intellectual development and strong career preparation are the twin anchors of academic life at Mount Mercy University, an 83 year-old Catholic four-year co-educational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy. Students take a core of liberal arts courses providing a comprehensive foundation for many specific areas of study including: English, fine arts, history, mathematics, multicultural studies, natural science, philosophy, religious studies, social science and speech/drama. The University offers over 37 undergraduate majors in both liberal arts and professional programs, as well as four graduate programs.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) College Pastoral Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Helping Others Perceive Ethnicity (HOPE), International Club
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi, Kappa Xi Chpater, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Club Friday, Multicultural Fair, Career Fair, Hillfest, Founder's Day, Commencement/Honors Convocation, Athletic Events, Antioch Retreat weekend, Drama department productions, Alcohol Awareness Week (Jail & Bail), Spring Fling
  • Setting Urban
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Distance to nearest bus Cedar Rapids (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport (11), Moline/Quad Cities (80)
  • Distance to nearest train Mount Pleasant (77)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 67%
  • Number of students using college housing 26%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 12%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (66%), apartment for single students (9%), other housing options (25%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 78%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
Campus Services
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,975
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Computer Courses No
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 711
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 48,067
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 4,498
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 124,335
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 28%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Rockwell Collins; AEGON USA, Inc.; Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids; St. Luke's Hospitals Cedar Rapids; University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Iowa City
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 92%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 88%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities N/A