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Mount Mercy University Student Life

Mount Mercy University is on a 40-acre campus in a suburban setting in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, not far from Iowa City. Mount Mercy University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Mount Mercy University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Mount Mercy University has a thriving Student Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in Student Ambassadors than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mount Mercy University include Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students, Cheerleaders, Black Student Union and Student Government Association.

Mount Mercy University students' favorite campus events are Vegas Night, Christmas Club Friday and Spring Fling Week.

Does Mount Mercy University offer student housing?

Mount Mercy University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Mount Mercy University students live off campus. In 2021, 37% of undergrads at Mount Mercy University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 63% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mount Mercy University. There are 604 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,381 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 45 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Mount Mercy University offers coed housing and .

Safety at Mount Mercy University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mount Mercy University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mount Mercy University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Mount Mercy University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Mount Mercy University has Department of Public Safety operational 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

Plan a Visit to Mount Mercy University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Mount Mercy University, take Interstate 380 to Cedar Rapids, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Eastern Iowa airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Iowa you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mount Mercy University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Mount Mercy University Students

67%

Women

33%

Men

76%

Full Time

24%

Part Time

87%

In State

13%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

77%

9%

5%

3%

2%

2%

1%

1%

0.36%

Undergraduate Students

1,381

Graduate Students

324

Non-Resident / International Students

47

Mount Mercy University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,705

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,540

Out-of-State

$36,540

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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