Online Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Complete the free online application
  • Send official transcripts from all schools previously attended
  • A cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)

For students with fewer than 12 graded semester hours of prior college coursework:

  • Complete the free online application
  • Send official transcripts from all schools previously attended
  • A cumulative high school GPA of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Composite ACT score of 20 (940 SAT) with sub-scores of 17 or higher
  • Class rank in the top half of graduating class

Mount Mercy applicants are encouraged to complete the following high school coursework:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of Mathematics
  • Three years of Social Studies
  • Three years of Science

Any student who does not meet the above criteria will be evaluated on an individual basis by the Admissions Committee.

Additional Admission Requirements for the RN to BSN Program:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing from a regionally accredited college
  • Current, active RN license
  • Employed at least half-time in the nursing field
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)

Transcripts

Request official transcripts from all previous institutions* to be sent to:

Online Admissions
Basile Hall
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797

Once all documents are received, it will take 3-5 business days to evaluate your transcripts. If accepted, you will receive a letter in the mail confirming your acceptance.

*Request your high school transcript if you do not have an associate or bachelor’s degree. If you have any questions about how to request your transcripts or the status of your application, please contact us at (855) 815-6276 or onlineprograms@mtmercy.edu.