Mercy College of Health Sciences has relationships with the following independent housing facilities:
If you are interested in viewing either housing option, you will need to make an appointment to view these properties with their staff. Note: Appointments may not necessarily coincide with your visit to the College.
Mercy Court Apartments
(Owned by Mercy Medical Center)
921 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Manager: Betty Erickson
- Across from the Mercy College campus
- Around-the-clock security staff
- Rent includes utilities except phone/cable
- Rooms wired for phone/cable
- Outdoor pool
Mercy Court dorm rooms are leased by semester. Students pay per semester upon move-in.
Rates (per semester):
- Dorm, 4th floor, single – $2,500
- Dorm, 4th floor, double – $1,700/occupant
The deposit on a three-semester lease is $250. We recommend that you place your deposits early as space is very limited.
- Cafeteria lunches for purchase daily
- Guest room – $50/night
Drake West Village
Mercy College students now have permission to rent college student apartments at Drake West Village, 1351 31st Street, Des Moines, IA 50311, across from the Drake University campus. The complex opened in fall 2008 to originally accommodate Drake University students, but quickly received inquiries from students attending Des Moines University. Now a year later, the complex has officially expanded its access to Mercy College students.
For more information about Drake West Village, contact Caitlin Foster, Assistant General Manager/Leasing & Marketing, Drake West Village, at (515) 255-0370. Visit their website at drakewestvillage.com.