Student Value

Value to Students

At Mount Mercy University, the student academic experience – both inside and outside of the classroom – focuses on equipping students to be thoughtful, compassionate leaders. Use the information below to further explore the value our students gain from a Mount Mercy education. Read more about the defining attributes of a Mount Mercy education and how they advance the university and our graduates to new levels of success. You can also watch a short video to learn why our students choose Mount Mercy University.

First-year, graduate, adult learners. We’ve built our academic programs to support a wide variety of students. Begin exploring your options and find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

With 35 to choose from, Mount Mercy’s clubs and organizations will help students pursue their interests and find new ones – all while making memories and building relationships.

Special Talent Scholarships were developed recognize and reward first-year students for the unique abilities they bring to Mount Mercy. The scholarships may be renewed each year for a total four-year value of $12,000.

Our STEPS leadership program empowers students to develop skills while helping others in profound ways. Through this program and others, Mount Mercy students dedicate more than 7,000 hours every year to service.

Taylor Helms ’13 was awarded a prestigious full-tuition scholarship as an incoming freshman, and she is now pursuing her Doctor of Physical Therapy. Read her story and find out what she loved about her time on the Hill.