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Study at Mount Mercy College

Mount Mercy College, often referred to as MMC, is a coeducational, private, Roman Catholic college located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. It was founded in 1928 by the Sisters of Mercy. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields of liberal arts, multicultural studies, natural science, etc. The college campus spreads across 40 acres of urban land.

The college athletics teams are known as the Mustangs. The official mascot of the college is the Mustang. The students of MMC participate in intercollegiate softball, baseball, cross country, basketball, track and field, soccer, golf and volleyball. The students are also encouraged to participate in various intramural sports of their choice.

Profile of Mount Mercy College

Cedar Rapids, IA is home to Mount Mercy College. Cedar Rapids is a medium-sized city. Students select the school partly because it is a Roman Catholic school. Mount Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students at Mount Mercy College can choose among many degree programs. Students commonly pursue studies in business and management and nursing and emergency medicine.

Mount Mercy College Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Mount Mercy College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 1, 506 enrolled students .

Student Life

Mount Mercy College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Midwest Classic Conference.

Mount Mercy College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management122business administration, business management, marketing, accounting, international business, business
Nursing and Emergency Medicine64registered nursing, various nursing
Education and Teaching41elementary school teaching, English teaching, biology teaching, math teaching, history teaching, art education, science teaching, business teaching, . . .
Liberal Arts37English, history, political science, interdisciplinary studies, speech and rhetoric, sociology, international relations, urban studies
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and administration
Therapy and Counselling15psychology
Science11biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work11social work
Media9communication and journalism, public relations, journalism, communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering7computer science
Art Studies4art studies
Medical administration3health and medical administrative
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, religion
Medical Support and Technology2clinical lab tech
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art

Contact: Mount Mercy College

Mount Mercy College

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797

General Phone: (319) 363-8213


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