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Colleges / Mercy College of Health Sciences

About Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences is a private, religious school that was founded in 1995. Mercy College of Health Sciences enrolls 771 undergrads and no graduate students.

Acceptance Rate for Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Mercy College of Health Sciences

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Mean ACT score 22
Tuition $17,952

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Mercy College of Health Sciences.

Financial Aid at Mercy College of Health Sciences

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. 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..

Does Mercy College of Health Sciences Have Dorms?

Most Mercy College of Health Sciences students live off campus.

President's Luncheons, Career Fair, and and Cultural Fair are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mercy College of Health Sciences.

How Do I Get Into Mercy College of Health Sciences?

Mercy College of Health Sciences is considered to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The mean ACT scores is 22.

Is Mercy College of Health Sciences Test Optional?

Mercy College of Health Sciences does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 14.9% submitted the ACT.


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Mercy College of Health Sciences Waitlist 2021

Mercy College of Health Sciences reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Mercy College of Health Sciences a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mercy College of Health Sciences

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 and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Mercy College of Health Sciences sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! 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?

Mercy College of Health Sciences is located in the urban setting 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.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mercy College of Health Sciences and Des Moines are like without leaving home.

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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

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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

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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

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19 to 24

Avg

19 and Less

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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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Mercy College of Health Sciences Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,952

In State

$17,952

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
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State Tuition
$17,952
$17,952
Fees
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Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mercy College of Health Sciences is like? There are approximately 771 students enrolled at Mercy College of Health Sciences. 61% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from IA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

61%

Full Time

39%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

771

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,952

Out-of-State

$17,952

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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