Tuition and Fees

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 2015-16 tuition, room and board. Exact costs may vary. Financial aid is available to offset the costs of your education. If you have questions about living expenses, please contact us at or by calling 319-368-6467.

Cost of Attendance (full-time, resident students)

Tuition $28,226
Room/Board* $8,600
Total $36,826

(*Double room in Regina & McAuley /14 meals per week)

Detailed Tuition Rates

Full-time traditional $28,226
Part-time traditional $768/credit hour

2015-16 Fall/Spring Room Rates

Room Type Charge per semester
Double, Regina & McAuley Triple $2,100.00
Double, Andreas House & Lower Campus, McAuley Double $2,465.00
Single Room, Regina $2,465.00
Double-in-triple McAuley $2,465.00
Single-in-double McAuley, Andreas House and Lower Campus $4,015.00


Board Rates

Rates are based on average number of meals per week.  
Blue Plan: 14 meals per week $2,200.00
Gold Plan: 19 meals per week $2,350.00
Mustang Plan: 7 meals per week $1,800.00