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Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA 4-Year Private
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About Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences Overview

Mercy College of Health Sciences is a private, religious school in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. Mercy College of Health Sciences was founded in 1995 and enrolls 869 undergrads and no graduate students.

Planning to play sports? Mercy College of Health Sciences has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Mercy College of Health Sciences on the Student Life page.

2022 Mercy College of Health Sciences Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered

Is Mercy College of Health Sciences a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Mercy College of Health Sciences offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mercy College of Health Sciences

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 100% of students who start at Mercy College of Health Sciences come back for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Mercy College of Health Sciences Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Mercy College of Health Sciences by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Mercy College of Health Sciences directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Mercy College of Health Sciences

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Mercy College of Health Sciences's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Based on this information, is Mercy College of Health Sciences the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mercy College of Health Sciences a good school for you?

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Where is Mercy College of Health Sciences Located?

Mercy College of Health Sciences is located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa, less than an hour from Des Moines.

If you want to see Mercy College of Health Sciences for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80/Interstate 35Interstate 80 to Des Moines, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Des Moines International.

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College Info

928 Sixth Avenue Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Campus Setting: Urban

Mercy College of Health Sciences Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mercy College of Health Sciences is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mercy College of Health Sciences is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mercy College of Health Sciences ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Mercy College of Health Sciences is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Mercy College of Health Sciences. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Mercy College of Health Sciences SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Mercy College of Health Sciences Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,332

In State

$18,332

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$18,332
$18,332
Fees
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mercy College of Health Sciences is like? There are approximately 869 students enrolled at Mercy College of Health Sciences. 59% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from IA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

59%

Full Time

39%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

869

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,332

Out-of-State

$18,332

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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