Mercy College of Health Sciences does not own or operate any student housing facilities. However, commuting to College Campus from anywhere in Des Moines or from one of the nearby suburbs (Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee and West Des Moines) is easy. Best of all, Des Moines and the surrounding suburbs offer numerous apartment-living options including the following: 

College Hill Apartments

College Hill Apartments are on-campus housing that makes your walk to class so quick and convenient.  Units are renewly remodeled and has views that showcase the Des Moines skyline. College Hill Apartments are managed by Newbury Managment Company. Visit the College Hill website for more information.

Newbury Management Company

In addition to College Hill, Newbury Management Company also manages nearly 3,000 apartment homes, including several apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines metropolitan area. For more information, visit:

The Parker @ Seventh

The Parker @ Seventh is nestled in the heart of all downtown Des Moines and is a 6 minute walk from campus and offers modern studio, one, and two bedroom apartment homes  Visit to learn more.

Drake West Village

Drake West Village is located at  1351 31st Street, Des Moines, IA 50311, across from the Drake University campus. The complex opened in fall 2008 and primarily accommodates Drake University students, but is also open to Des Moines University and Mercy College students.  For more information, visit

Haverkamp Properties

Haverkamp Properties operates several apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines metropolitan area, including Prairie Point located at 1351 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, STE 101, Ankeny, Iowa 50023 near Des Moines Area Community College.  For more information about Prairie Point, visitt:  For information about other Haverkamp properties, please visit:

Hubbell Realty Company

Hubbell Realty Company, through its Apartment Living division operates over twenty apartment complexes in and around the Des Moines.  For more information, visit

The panel at the right also offers additional information to help you identify housing options which best meet your unique needs.