Admission Requirements 

  • 23 years old
  • 3 years of work experience
  • GPA requirements of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completed online application 
  • Official transcriptsfrom all schools previously attended
  • Registered Nurse License if entering the RN to BSN program
  • International students will need to have their transcripts evaluated by an independent third party transcript verification company such as World Educational Services ( or International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (

Admission Process

  1. You must go to this link and complete the online application
  2. Create an account with a user name and password
  3. Answer all of the questions in your online profile questionnaire
  4. Submit your work history
  5. List all higher education institutions you have attended
  6. Call, email, or visit those institutions and request your official transcript be sent to:

Accelerated Admissions
Basile Hall
Mount Mercy University
1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA  52402-4797

  • The next step is to wait for a phone call or email from the Adult Accelerated Office for your acceptance to the program and your Academic Advising appointment.
  • If at any time you would like to check on the status of your application please call 319 861-2392 or email the admissions coordinator at
  • About a week after we receive your transcripts, resume, and other relevant paperwork you will receive a call for an Academic Advising appointment.