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 - 2015
Total Headcount 1,877
Traditional Program 1,119
Accelerated Program 349
Graduate Program 334
Online Program 75
Student/Faculty Ratio 14:1
Percent Faculty Terminal Degrees 64.2%
Full-time Faculty 81
Residential Students 463
2014-15 Number of Graduates (Aug-June) 527
Total Fulltime Equivalent (FTE) 1,469
Fast Facts - Fall 2015
Retention Rate - Fall 2014 Freshmen Cohort 77.6%
Retention Rate - Fall 2014 Transfer Cohort 85.1%
International Students Enrolled 58
Percentage of Occupancy - Residential Housing 91.8%
Fast Facts - 2014-2015 Academic Year
Number of Student Athletes 300
Percentage of Student Athletes in Freshmen Cohort 44.8%
Total Alumni Donors 1,577
Institutional Financial Aid to Students (Grants) $10,608,177


Lori Heying
Executive Director of Institutional Research