Graduate Program Overview

Mount Mercy University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,176. It offers twenty (20) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMount Mercy University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Graduate School Students324 students
162 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$11,176
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 20 Graduate Programs
16 Master's, 4 Doctorate

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $11,176 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $617.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$617
Books & Supplies$1,320
Room & Board$10,428 (On-Campus) / $8,100 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,104 (On-Campus) / $8,032 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,028
Off-Campus Total$28,628
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$8,820$9,960$10,366$10,870$11,176

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Mount Mercy University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 20 major areas - 16 Master's , 4 Doctorate . 165 students have been conferred Master's degree and 4 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 1,705 students enrolled in Mount Mercy University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 324 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 95 male and 229 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 113 full-time and 211 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 162 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 38 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students95
Women Students229
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students113
Part-time Students211
By race/ethnicity 261 White, 17 Black, and 4 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 races11
The school has 117 students aged between 22 and 30 and 112 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over95
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, 162 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 38 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment324
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses162
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses38
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses124
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses162
Iowa Resident149
Other State In U.S.10
Outside of U.S.3

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