Mount Mercy University (Mount Mercy College)

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Mount Mercy University can be found in Cedar Rapids, IA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 1,800 students are enrolled at Mount Mercy University.

A large majority of students at Mount Mercy University scored in the range of 20 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Mount Mercy College average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.18 for accepted students. Roughly 70% of all applicant were accepted at Mount Mercy College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 42% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at mtmercy.edu.

Overall Mount Mercy College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013

68.5%

The overall acceptance rate for Mount Mercy University was reported as 68.5% in Fall 2013 with over 542 applications submitted to Mount Mercy University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Mount Mercy College ACT Scores: 20 - 23
  • Mount Mercy College Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Mount Mercy University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Mount Mercy University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Mount Mercy University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.6%
  • 2010-2011: 70.2%
  • 2011-2012: 69.9%
  • 2012-2013: 69.7%
  • 2013-2014: 68.5%
  • Projected Mount Mercy College Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 69.9%

How Does Mount Mercy College Compare?

68.5%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Mount Mercy College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Coe College61.7%
Cornell College64.1%
Grinnell College35.1%
University of Dubuque77.4%
Clarke University77.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants54226.6%73.4%
Admitted37124.3%75.7%
Enrolled15426.0%74.0%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Mount Mercy College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 22
Math17 - 23
Composite Score20 - 23
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