Each year the number of international students increases. No matter how far you are from home, Mount Mercy’s staff, faculty and fellow classmates will make your journey unforgettable.
If you're considering applying to Mount Mercy, here are some basic materials you'll need to prepare:
All required documents listed below must be on file by the following deadlines:
Strong consideration is given to applicants with the following:
|TOEFL||550 PBT, 213 CBT, 79 IBT|
|STEP||Eiken (Grade 1)|
|ACT||Composite of 20 with sub-scores of 17 or higher|
The Admission Committee will review any files of those students who do not meet the minimum standards or who warrant concern. Any admission conditions and/or course recommendations will be determined on an individual basis by the Committee. If the student is an athlete, they must meet the guidelines to be eligible to play (per NAIA Article V, sections C and C.2).
A complete application file includes the following:
Once you are accepted, you will receive an acceptance letter from Mount Mercy and the I-20 Visa form. With those two documents, your financial statement, a passport and photo ID, you can obtain a U.S.A. Student Visa from the American Embassy located in your home country. Once you obtain the VISA and purchase a plane ticket, you should contact your International Student Advisor to make arrival plans and register for classes.
If at any point in the application process you have questions or concerns, please contact your admissions counselor by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 319-368-6460 or 800-248-4504.