Mercy College of Health Sciences

Des Moines, IA, USA
2.08 Average Rating

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy as a nursing school in 1899, the Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic health science institution in Des Moines. Mercy College offers five bachelor’s degree programs in Healthcare Administration, Health Science, Health Information Management, Public Health and Nursing as well as seven associate degrees. In addition, Mercy partners with three Des Moines medical institutions to provide the most up-to-date clinical study environment. As a Catholic school, Mercy’s campus ministry provides pastoral counseling as well as daily prayer and is open to students of all faiths.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
97%
Out of State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
771
Total Number of Undergrads
771
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$20,844
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$17,600
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,600
0
100
64%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
60%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,694
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
13%
87%
Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$47,400
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What Students Are Saying

2.08 Average Rating
The faculty is very helpful and knowledgeable.
Clinical sites give a lot of different experiences and the clinical instructors are always willing to try to get you to the area you are interested in.
Classes can be a little disorganized and sometimes grades are not promptly given.
Amber from Des Moines, IA
Mercy College of Health Sciences is a hidden gem centrally located in downtown Des Moines, IA. The professors and instructors are top-notch and are there to help students achieve their best. The classes prepare students to encounter real-life situations in the health care field.
Ann from Clive, IA

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