September 13, 2021

Mount Mercy University ranked in top 10 in social mobility on U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list

Mount Mercy University is a top 10-ranked university in social mobility and in the Midwest region.

Mount Mercy was ranked #7 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (Regional Universities Midwest) on the recent U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges ranking. The university was also ranked #51 in Regional Universities Midwest.

Based on nine factors—student outcomes, graduation and retention rates, social mobility, faculty resources, expert opinion, financial resources, student excellence, and alumni giving—Mount Mercy was ranked a top performer in social mobility.

Mount Mercy delivers a rigorous liberal arts and professional education, while consistently offering generous financial support and career preparation. The Catherine McAuley Scholarshipwhich provides free tuition to Iowa students whose annual family income is $50,000 or less, is just one example.

Distinctive programs are offered in undergraduate, graduate, accelerated and online formats, providing prospective students a clear and affordable path to a quality education and future success.