Undergraduate Admissions

A bright future begins at Mount Mercy University

Mount Mercy alumni are highly valued by regional employers, who know that our students have the well-rounded academic preparation and leadership skills and ethics to be positive contributors in the workplace and the community. Learn more about the benefits of a Mount Mercy education.

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Admission Requirements:

International Students

Important Dates and Deadlines for Freshmen
Important Dates and Deadlines for Transfer Students

Admitted Students Next Steps for Freshmen and Transfer Students:

  1. Apply for Financial Aid -  Mount Mercy's FAFSA Code is 001880
  2. Submit your $200 enrollment deposit to the Admission Office. You can pay your enrollment deposit two ways, either by mail or by phone at 319-368-6467
  3. Living on campus?  Be sure to return your residence life housing application.
  4. Sign up for Registration Day

Advanced Placement (AP) and CLEP Courses: Mount Mercy University offers credit for both Advance Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) courses. For AP courses, a score of 3 or higher on the AP exam is required to receive college credit.  Information about other AP, CLEP, and other credit earning alternatives can be found at in the Mount Mercy Catalog at or email the Registrar's Office at registrar@mtmercy.edu.

Have questions?  Contact us at admission@mtmercy.edu or call us at 319-368-6460.