When you choose to enroll in Mount Mercy’s Graduate Programs 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.

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 a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Don’t forget to ask your employer about tuition reimbursement. For more information about available loan programs or FAFSA, please contact the Student Financial Services Center by email or at 319-368-6467.

Tuition is charged per semester hour. Tuition rates for 2016-2017 academic year are:

Program Rate
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (online program) $480 semester hour
Master of Arts in Education $450 semester hour
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy $465 semester hour
Master of Business Administration $583 semester hour
Master of Science in Nursing $583 semester hour
Master of Strategic Leadership $583 semester hour

Learn more here, or explore the catalog.


  • For information about available loan programs or FAFSA, please contact the Student Financial Services Center by email or at 319-368-6467.
  • For information about graduate programs, contact our advisors at 319-286-4420 or gradprograms@mtmercy.edu.