Tuition and Fees

Mount Mercy strives to keep tuition rates affordable for students and families. In fact, Mount Mercy's costs are among the lowest in the region for students seeking a private, four-year education experience.

The costs below are estimates for 2014-15 tuition, room and board. Exact costs may vary. Financial aid is available to offset the costs of your education. If you have questions about living expenses, please contact us at studentfinancialservices@mtmercy.edu or by calling 319-368-6467.

Cost of Attendance (full-time, resident students)

Tuition                     $27,010
Room/Board*         $8,310  (*Double room/14 meals per week)
Total                         $35,320

Detailed Tuition Rates

 
Full-time traditional $27,010
Part-time traditional $735/credit hour

2014-15 Fall/Spring Room Rates

 
Room Type Charge per semester
Double, Regina & McAuley $1,993.00
Double, Andreas House & Lower Campus $2,465.00
Single Room, Regina $2,413.00
Single with bath, Regina & McAuley $2,518.00
Single-in-double, Regina & McAuley $2,833.00
Single-in-double, Andreas House and Lower Campus $4,015.00
   
Students who live in campus housing for four consecutive semesters are eligible for these discounted rates.  
Double, Andreas House and Lower Campus $1,992.00
Single-in-double, Andreas House and Lower Campus $3,072.00

Summer Room Rates

Double, Andreas House and Lower Campus $1,314.00
Single-in-double, Andreas House and Lower Campus $1,594.00

12-Month Room Rates 

Students signing 12-month contracts receive a 5% discount on total room rates for the summer and academic year, based on the room type selected and/or assigned.

 

Board Rates

 
Rates are based on average number of meals per week.  
Blue Plan: 14 meals per week $2,162.00
Gold Plan: 19 meals per week $2,307.00
Mustang Plan: 7 meals per week $1,762.00