Mount Mercy University Graduate Schools

Mount Mercy University (referred to as Mount Mercy) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Mount Mercy University is $11,176 in average. The school has 290 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,580 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Mount Mercy University (referred to as Mount Mercy) is a Private, 4 years school located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (7/1/1949 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Mount Mercy Directory Information
School NameMount Mercy University (Mount Mercy)
Address1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
Phone319-363-8213
Webhttps://www.mtmercy.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.mtmercy.edu/apply-freshman
Financial Infohttps://www.mtmercy.edu/financial-aid-2
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Mount Mercy University is $11,176 in average. The school has 290 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,580 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 83 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,176
Student Population290
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs83 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Mount Mercy University is $11,176 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $617.
Mount Mercy University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Mount Mercy University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Mount Mercy University is $11,176. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.82% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$8,820-
2018-2019$9,900$60
2019-2020$10,296$70
2020-2021$10,800$70
2021-2022$11,106$70
The graduate school tuition & fees of Mount Mercy is average compared to private graduate schools in Iowa. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Iowa graduate tuition is $17,029 (public) / $13,155 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Mount Mercy University$11,176
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Iowa Graduate Schools$11,111$13,833
Public$11,125$17,029
Private$13,155
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,460 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Mount Mercy University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.12% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,132. Off-campus living costs are increased by 17.24% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,166$3,668$5,848$6,372
2018-2019$9,534$3,680$5,976$6,372
2019-2020$9,915$3,780$6,106$6,564
2020-2021$10,112$3,980$7,300$6,460
2021-2022$10,428$4,104$8,100$8,032
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $617 at Mount Mercy University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.83% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$490
2018-2019$550
2019-2020$572
2020-2021$600
2021-2022$617

Graduate Programs at Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy University offers 21 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 159 students have completed their study at Mount Mercy University.
Offered Degrees at Mount Mercy University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree191155
Doctor's degree - other204
Total211159
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Mount Mercy University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 41 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling program with 2 completers.
Mount Mercy University offers 21 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 159 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 155 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 7 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Education (other)3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling20-
Public Health Education and Promotion10-
Medical Illustration and Informatics (other)1-
1-
Nursing Administration3-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)2-
Business [+] 88 completers-
Business Administration and Management41$66,000
Operations Management and Supervision9-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)18-
Finance4-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration14-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Total155
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling2-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Total4

Graduate Student Population at Mount Mercy

For academic year 2021-2022, total 290 students enrolled into Mount Mercy University graduate schools where it has total 1,580 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 116 full-time and 174 part-time graduate students. By gender, 99 male and 191 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total29099191
Full-time1162789
Part-tme17472102
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 242 White (83.45%), 13 Black/African American (4.48%), 4 Hispanic (1.38%), 2 Asian (0.69%), and 29 students with other races. 3 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total29099191
American Indian/Native American101
Asian211
Black/African American1367
Hispanic413
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White24276166
Two More1578
Un-Known1064
Non-resident Alien321
Mount Mercy University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 154 graduate students (53.10% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 11 graduate students (3.79% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total290
Enrolled Online Exclusively154
Enrolled Some Online Courses11
Not in Online Courses125
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Mount Mercy University. 56 students are aged 20 to 24 (19.31% of total students), 14 students are aged above 50 (4.83%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Mount Mercy University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total29099191
Age 20-21202
Age 22-24542628
Age 25-29561739
Age 30-34441925
Age 35-39441529
Age 40-49701852
Age 50-6413211
Over 64110
Age Un-Known615

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