Mount Mercy University is accredited by:

  • The Higher Learning Commission
    230 South LaSalle Street
    Suite 7-500
    Chicago, IL 60604-1411
    Phone: (800) 621-7440
    The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    112 South Alfred St
    Alexandria, VA 22314-3061
    Phone: (703) 253-0473
  • The Council on Social Work Education
    1725 Duke Street
    Suite 500
    Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
  • Mount Mercy University is approved by the
    Iowa Board of Nursing
    400 S.W. 8th Street
    Suite B
    Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    One Dupont Circle NW
    Suite 530
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Mount Mercy University is approved by the Iowa Department of Education (Grimes State Office Bldg., Des Moines, IA  50319-0146) to offer programs leading to teacher certification in both elementary and secondary education and endorsements in several areas including early childhood education, Strategist I K-6 and 7-12 and Strategist II K-12



Mount Mercy University is registered to operate in Iowa by the Iowa College Student Aid Commission and approved by the Commission to participate in the interstate distance education reciprocity program, SARA. Students who have questions or complaints about the University may contact the Commission at (877) 272-4456 or via the online student dispute resolution form.