Mount Mercy strives to keep tuition rates affordable for students and families. In fact, Mount Mercy's costs are among the lowest in the region for students seeking a private, four-year education experience.

The costs below are estimates for 2018-19 tuition, room and board. Exact costs may vary. Financial aid and scholarships are available to offset the costs of your education. If you have questions about living expenses, please contact us at studentfinancialservices@mtmercy.edu or by calling 319-368-6467.

2018-19 Cost of Attendance (full-time, resident students)

Tuition $31,598
Student Activity Fee (full and part-time students) $200
Technology Fee** $200
Room/Board* $9,534
Total $41,532

*Normal capacity room /14 meals per week
**Part-time student technology fee is $80 per semester


Detailed Tuition Rates

Academic Year
Full-time traditional $31,598
Part-time traditional $958/credit hour

Fall/Spring Room Rates (2017-18 below, detailed room
and board rates for 2018-19 will be added soon)

Room Type

Charge per semester
(2017-18)

Regina Double, McAuley Double & Triple $2,215
Andreas Triple $2,615
Lower Campus Double $2,765
Single Room, Regina $2,765
Double-in-Triple McAuley $2,765
Hazel House $2,915
Single-in-double Reginal, McAuley, Andreas, and Lower Campus $4,225

Board Rates

Rates are based on average number of meals per week.

Charge per semester
(2017-18)

Blue Plan: 14 meals per week $2,368
Gold Plan: 19 meals per week $2,498
Mustang Plan: 7 meals per week (only available to Juniors, Seniors, Grad students) $1,928