Directory Information

Address928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1239
Phone515-643-3180
WEBSchool's Website
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryOther health professions school
Highest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Mercy College of Health Sciences are $18,332.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $18,516 based on the tuition changes over the past five years.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $48,000. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $54,600 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
Undergraduate$18,332
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
Undergraduate$18,516
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Mercy College of Health Sciences is 92% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 45%. The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 869 students are attending the school and it does not possess campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »92% Acceptance Rate / 45% Yield
Graduation Rate »51%
Retention Rate62%(full-time), 33% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio12.50% (8 to 1)
Student Population »869 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,708
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$48,000
Average Salary by Field of Study$54,600 - $54,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Mercy College of Health Sciences offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate,
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadNo
It provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Mercy College of Health Sciences. The school is religiously affiliated with Roman Catholic.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory CapacityNo Campus Housing Facilities Provided


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