Institutional Research

It is the goal of the Institutional Research Office to provide reliable and accurate data and information in a timely manner, on a regular basis.

The Institutional Research Office respects and guards individual privacy within guidelines of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Mount Mercy Fast Facts — 2019
Total Headcount 1,808
Traditional Program 1,156
Accelerated Program 140
Graduate Program 366
Online Program 144
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
Percent Faculty Terminal Degrees 61.3%
Full-time Faculty 80
Residential Students 492
2017-18 Number of Graduates (Aug-June) 547
Total Fulltime Equivalent (FTE) 1,596
Fast Facts — Fall 2019
Retention Rate - Fall 2017 Freshmen Cohort 75.3%
Retention Rate - Fall 2017 Transfer Cohort 80.5%
International Students Enrolled 62
Percentage of Occupancy - Residential Housing 84.0%
Fast Facts — 2018-2019 Academic Year
Number of Student Athletes 439
Percentage of Student Athletes in Freshmen Cohort 55.6%

Total Alumni Donors (2017-2018)

Institutional Financial Aid to Students (Grants) $17,279,501


Lori Heying
Executive Director of Institutional Research