Mount Mercy University requires at least 123 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Mount Mercy University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Mount Mercy University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 60% of students who start college at Mount Mercy University graduate within six years.
Mount Mercy University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Mount Mercy University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Mount Mercy University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Mount Mercy University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Mount Mercy University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Mount Mercy University.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Mount Mercy University
Mount Mercy University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ Mount Mercy University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Mount Mercy University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Mount Mercy University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Mount Mercy University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Mount Mercy University.
🟨 Mount Mercy University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Busse Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Mount Mercy University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Mount Mercy University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Mount Mercy University does not have any ROTC programs.
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