Accelerated Courses

In our undergraduate accelerated course format, you can earn your bachelor's degree online without disrupting your existing lifestyle. Apply today to see why so many come to the Hill to chase their goals.

Bachelor's programs that fit into your life

Why shouldn't your education be flexible?

Our accelerated undergraduate course format offers online courses in 5- and 10-week blocks—perfect for students who want flexibility in their education.

And with our online (on-demand) classes, you're able to learn from anywhere and complete coursework each week at a time/place that works best for you.

Admissions & aid

For more information about admission requirements and how to apply, see our accelerated admissions page.

We make it easy! With 5- and 10-week courses on a flexible block schedule, you're able to start when the timing is right for you.

Degree-Seeking Students
  • Complete your application.
  • Request official transcripts from all schools previously attended. Mail to:
Mount Mercy University Admissions
1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797
Readmits or Non-Degree Seeking Students

We're here to help you reach your goals. If you think you don't meet the following criteria, you may still qualify for admission after review by the Admissions Committee.

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • If your high school grades missed this mark, that's okay. We understand things change and that you may be ready for college now.
  • Graduates of Iowa community colleges who hold an associate degree with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA will be automatically accepted for admission

Contact us

We look forward to welcoming you to Mount Mercy! We're here to help you reach your educational goals and answer any questions throughout the admissions process. 


Josh D'Amico '04

Associate Director of Admissions/Education & Online Nursing Recruiter | (319) 363-8213 x1614

Josh works with:

  • International students
  • Transfer students
  • Prospective students and applicants for RN-BSN
  • Prospective students and applicants for the Paraeducator to Teacher Program

Tim Bruhn

Admissions Recruiter for Online Programs | (319) 363-1323 x1270

Tim works with: 

  • Prospective students and applicants for our online bachelor's degree programs—management, HR management, business, marketing, applied management, liberal arts, health care administration, and health care leadership

Online Undergraduate Admissions


University Center, Admissions Suite
1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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