Federal and State Programs

Federal financial aid programs are available to qualifying students enrolled in any Mercy College associate or bachelor degree and qualifying certificate programs. State funds are available for degree-seeking students who qualify.

Many forms of financial aid are tied directly to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students and their spouses or parents must complete this application to qualify for financial aid. It is recommended that this be submitted on the Internet. Be sure to check out our new Financial Literacy page






Percentage of students who filed a FAFSA

and received some form of aid.

The average total financial aid package

for the 2018-19 academic year.




Financial Aid Contact Info

(515) 643-6715

(515) 643-6747


Office Hours 
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m


Financial Aid Staff

Joe Brookover Randi Boelkes


Joe Brookover
Financial Aid Director


Randi Boelkes
Financial Aid Coordinator


Lisa Croat
Financial Systems Analyst



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