Undergraduate Admissions

At Mount Mercy University you can have a college experience that enriches your life—intellectually, professionally, and personally. Join our welcoming community by applying today, and explore our generous scholarships and financial aid options.

Small campus, big impact

With a small student body, we focus on what matters—you. You won’t be just a number in a large lecture hall or virtual classroom. Your professors know who you are, and most importantly, are accessible. 


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Majors and minors

Choose your path

We know not everyone’s journey to higher education is the same. That’s why we offer different ways to get your bachelor’s degree.

Our traditional undergraduate degrees offer courses at the semester pace. This is a great option if you want a residential, on-campus experience. Check out our traditional undergraduate applications if you are:

Programs with our accelerated undergraduate course format offer online courses in 5- and 10-week blocks (RN-BSN also offers an on-campus modality with evening courses). This is a great option if you’re a working professional, caregiver, or need flexibility on when/where you take your classes. Fill out the accelerated undergraduate application if you are:

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Traditional Undergraduate Application

Online Accelerated Application


Looking to transfer to Mount Mercy? We make it easy by offering a number of transfer student scholarships, setting you up with personalized advising, and accepting up to 93 credits.

Learn how your credits will transfer to Mount Mercy from other institutions you've attended with our Transfer Tool

We also offer a 2+2 program, allowing students who transfer from an Iowa community college with their associate degree to complete their bachelor’s in two years or less.

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Tuition and aid

Higher education is an investment in your future. Mount Mercy strives to make sure a private college education is within reach for you and your family.

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First-year and transfer students

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Average aid

For incoming first-year students


Average Net Tuition

After financial aid

See for yourself

We offer customized visits that are tailored to your interests. Meet with faculty, your admission counselor, current students, athletic coaches, music directors, and financial aid experts.


Counselors play a key role in helping students find the right college for them.

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Join our welcoming, supportive community.

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