Many of our students come from the greater Cedar Rapids region, and many of our graduates make their lives here. Visit any hospital, school or local business and you’re sure to meet some Mustangs.
Cedar Rapids is simply a great place to live. It's a safe, active, and cultured Midwestern town full of museums, professional sports, concerts, theater, green spaces and great restaurants. It’s also a vibrant business community, which means lots of internships for Mount Mercy students and great jobs when they graduate.
Location within Cedar Rapids
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Main campus is placed on 40 wooded acres in the heart of historic Cedar Rapids in a safe, residential area. The nearby CRST International Graduate Center sits on 6 acres of land and The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex sits on 22 acres near main campus.
Mount Mercy's campus is thirty minutes from Iowa City and four hours from the metropolitan areas of Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Omaha and St. Louis.
Leading in Cedar Rapids
Local businesses value Mount Mercy students for their hands-on liberal arts training and demonstrated leadership skills. We’re proud to see so many Mount Mercy graduates in leadership positions within Cedar Rapids companies and organizations. Through their success and ongoing commitment to service, our alumni are our best ambassadors for a Mercy education.