Graduate Programs Overview

Mount Mercy University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,870 in average for all students.

It offers sixteen graduate programs: 16 Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMount Mercy University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Graduate School Students365 students
111 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$10,870
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 16 Graduate Programs
16 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Mount Mercy University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $10,870 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $572.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$572
Books & Supplies$1,320
Room & Board$10,112 (On-Campus) / $7,300 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,980 (On-Campus) / $6,460 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,282
Off-Campus Total$25,950
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$6,996$8,820$9,960$10,366$10,870

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Mount Mercy University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 16 major areas - 15 Master's (2 online programs), 4 Doctorate . The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 1,807 students enrolled in Mount Mercy University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 365 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 119 male and 246 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 108 full-time and 257 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 111 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 36 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students119
Women Students246
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students108
Part-time Students257
By race/ethnicity 280 White, 27 Black, and 9 Asian students are attending at Mount Mercy University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races12
2 students are younger than 22 and 100 students are older than 65. The school has 118 students aged between 22 and 30 and 138 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over100
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Mount Mercy University, 111 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 36 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment365
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses111
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses36
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses218
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses111
Iowa Resident101
Other State In U.S.10
Outside of U.S.0

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