Mount Mercy College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Cedar Rapids, IA, Mount Mercy College is one of the best universities in the state of Iowa. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Mount Mercy College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Mount Mercy College.

1330 Elmhurst Drive NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone: (319) 368-6460
Email: [email protected]
Web site:

Rankings: Mount Mercy College

  • Mount Mercy University is a private institution that was founded in 1928. Mount Mercy University’s ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities Midwest, #40.
  • The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division I, competing in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC).
  • Mount Mercy University’s human resource management program is endorsed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest human resources professional society.
Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 19
Score: 66
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 11
Average freshman retention rate: 75.5%
6-year graduation rate: 60.3%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 26
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 65.5%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.3%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 11:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 73.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 20
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 20%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 46%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 80.3%
Financial resources rank: 18
Alumni giving rank: 37
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 18.1%

Mount Mercy College History

Essential Facts: Mount Mercy College

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 38%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 30%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 90%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper