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 — 2018
Total Headcount 1,835
Traditional Program 1,171
Accelerated Program 182
Graduate Program 334
Online Program 148
Student/Faculty Ratio 15:1
Percent Faculty Terminal Degrees 63.4%
Full-time Faculty 82
Residential Students 503
2017-18 Number of Graduates (Aug-June) 514
Total Fulltime Equivalent (FTE) 1,620
Fast Facts — Fall 2018
Retention Rate - Fall 2017 Freshmen Cohort 66.8%
Retention Rate - Fall 2017 Transfer Cohort 76.6%
International Students Enrolled 66
Percentage of Occupancy - Residential Housing 85.1%
Fast Facts — 2017-2018 Academic Year
Number of Student Athletes 442
Percentage of Student Athletes in Freshmen Cohort 55.0%
Total Alumni Donors 1,373
Institutional Financial Aid to Students (Grants) $17,328,154


Lori Heying
Executive Director of Institutional Research