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Mount Mercy University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$39,876 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,496 tuition
$8,900 on campus room & board*
$1,280 books and supplies
$200 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$39,876 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$29,496 tuition
$8,900 on campus room & board*
$1,280 books and supplies
$200 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

*Students are only required to live on campus their freshman and sophomore years

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,391 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,089 avg)
46% get state aid ($5,069 avg)
92% get institn'l aid ($10,391 avg)
78% get loans ($5,632 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.12% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.12% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $21,024 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,089 39%
Pell Grants $3,969 39%
Other Federal Grants $426 17%
Institution Grant Aid $10,391 92%
State Grant Aid $5,069 46%
Student Loans $5,632 78%
Federal Loans $9,131 84%
Other Loans $7,713 6%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$4,000 - $15,000 Y
$500 - $1,000 Y R
$500 - $2,000 Y
$500 - $2,000 Y
- R
$500 - $4,000 R
$500 - $1,000 Y
$500 - $2,500 R
$500 - $4,000 R
$3,000 - $10,000 R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Mount Mercy University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
(319) 368-6460
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $845
Out of State $845


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Alexandria from Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Nov-21-2016 I am a current student here

    It is a more expensive school if you compare it to the state colleges, but it's well worth it. You have a smaller class size, the teachers are available at different times throughout the day, and there is a tutoring center and library that can really help with your studies that is included in tuition (as well as a gym!)

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  • 5
  • Mauricio from Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Oct-02-2016 I am a current student here

    Mount Mercy University is a private institution which means that they can give a little more money than other schools can especially if you play a sport, have good test scores and are a really involved individual.

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