Iowa Private College Week is the perfect opportunity to explore our campus, visit with professors, meet coaches, and hear what current students have to say about life at Mount Mercy University.

Learn about our exciting academic and co-curricular opportunities — what you can do both inside and outside the classroom!

Be inquisitive

  • You can explore the world by studying abroad in places like the Czech Republic, England, Scotland, Italy and more
  • 900+ students at Mount Mercy gain practical experience through internships, clinical experiences and field placements each year

Be involved

  • 30+ clubs and organizations
  • 17 intercollegiate athletic teams, along with lively intramural sports
  • Award-winning volunteerism and service learning programs

Be inspired

  • Classes are taught by professors — not teaching assistants
  • Fulbright fellowship winners are among our faculty
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Mount Mercy University in the top tier of "Regional Colleges - Midwest"

Be successful

  • Mount Mercy graduates are highly sought after by local businesses, school districts, hospitals and law enforcement agencies
  • 100% of first-time freshmen receive financial aid

Learn why Mount Mercy University was named Iowa's Top Private College by MONEY Magazine by visiting us during Iowa Private College Week. If you have questions, call 800-248-4504 or e-mail

IPCW Snapchat Contest

• Add us on Snapchat
• Snap your favorite photo/video of campus
• Use the "Top Private College" filter
• Send us your snap & post it to your story
• You could win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Iowa Private College Week: August 1–5 2016Pokemon Go Lure Party!

Fans of Pokémon Go, rejoice!

We'll be attaching lures to our Pokéstops during Iowa Private College week check-in, so be sure to stop by campus and pick up some rare Pokémon!

Mount Mercy's Pokéstops & gyms will be here during Iowa Private College Week — and when you start school. Catch 'em all!