Tuition and Financial Aid

When you choose to enroll in Mount Mercy’s Master of Science in Nursing, you are investing in yourself and your long-term career growth.

Mount Mercy endeavors to keep the cost of our graduate programs competitive. In fact, tuition costs for Mount Mercy’s graduate programs are among the lowest in the region. A great degree at a reasonable cost — that's a good investment.

Master of Science in Nursing
Tuition rate for 2017–18:
 $590 per credit hour
Tuition rate for 2016–17:
 $583 per credit hour

Graduate students may be eligible for various loan programs, including the Federal Direct loan and the Federal Perkins loan. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For more information about available loan programs please contact the Student Financial Services Center by e-mail or at 319-368-6467.

For questions about the program, please contact or 319-286-4420.

Review of applications for MSN admission is ongoing.

  • Full-time students can complete the program in 18 months.
  • Part-time students work with an advisor to develop a schedule that works best for them.

The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) offers two primary start times per year.

  • August — Deadline for completed applications is August 1st.
  • January  — Deadline for completed applications is December 1st.