Mount Mercy University is on a 40-acre campus in the suburban setting of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mount Mercy University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Mount Mercy University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Mount Mercy University has several thriving Student Ambassadors. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
This table offers information on housing at Mount Mercy University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||46%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||604|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||496|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||54%|
Mount Mercy University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Mount Mercy University students live off campus. In 2022, 46% of undergrads at Mount Mercy University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 54% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mount Mercy University. There are 604 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,290 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 496 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.
At Mount Mercy University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Mount Mercy University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Bowling||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cheerleading||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Mount Mercy University has Department of Public Safety operational 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mount Mercy University, take Interstate 380 to Cedar Rapids, IA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Eastern Iowa airport.
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