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Why Mount Mercy Online?

Mount Mercy University offers students of all backgrounds a fulfilling education that prepares them to meet the demands of the workplace and address the social concerns of the community.

Save 40% on Mount Mercy University tuition. The low cost of $480/credit hour reflects a 40% discount off of the regular, undergraduate tuition price for the 2016-17 academic year (beginning August 2016).

Academic Programs

Business Administration

Mount Mercy University’s online business major allows students to pair theoretical constructs with practical real-world experience outside of the classroom for a high-quality, well-rounded educational experience.

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Mount Mercy’s human resource management program is endorsed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest Human Resources professional society.

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Full-time students can complete the RN-BSN program in 18-24 months! Mount Mercy’s RN to BSN completion program is tailored for RNs who are interested in returning to college for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice master’s program at Mount Mercy University strengthens your professional talents as critical thinkers, ethical problem solvers, effective communicators, and evaluators of criminal justice policies and programs.

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Ranking & Awards

"I choose to study in Mount Mercy’s online program because of both the flexibility and the quality of education you receive. Knowing that I no longer have to stress about working a 40-hour job around my school schedule is very convenient… At Mount Mercy, you can tell that the faculty really does care about educating their students. Anyone who wants to come out of college a more well-rounded person with a better understanding in whatever field of study they choose needs to come to Mount Mercy."

— Marc Dellamuth, Graduate

Best Regional Colleges

College Rankings

Mount Mercy University ranks 22nd in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges in Regional Colleges (Midwest).

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Ranked a Best College


Mount Mercy University received one of Iowa’s top spots on Money magazine’s Best Colleges ranking, beating out every other Iowa school in the list’s value-added category. The Time-affiliated magazine ranked Mount Mercy 147 out of 1,500 four-year colleges and named the university one of “The 50 Best Colleges That You Can Actually Get Into.”

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Best Online Colleges 2016

Top Choice for 2016

Mount Mercy University was recognized as a top choice for online education in Iowa by, placing in the top five institutions on the list.

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94% of MMU students are employed or in graduate school within nine months of graduation. 76% of all students do internship or other career-related experiences by the time they graduate.

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