For the fourth consecutive semester, Mercy College of Health Sciences has enrolled a record number of new students.

320 new students enrolled at Mercy College for the fall 2019 semester. The record marks a 26% growth from last fall’s record new student enrollment of 254 students.

This record new student enrollment has propelled Mercy College to nearly 800 total students for the first time since the fall of 2013.

“Mercy College’s continued growth is a tribute to our high-quality, specialized programs that provide hands-on learning experiences from our amazing faculty,” Mercy College President Dr. Douglas Fiore stated. “This growth is also a testament to the incredible need for healthcare professionals in Iowa and across the country. Mercy College remains prepared to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals.”

Applications are now being accepted for the spring and summer semesters. The spring term starts January 6, 2020.

About Mercy College of Health Sciences
Mercy College of Health Sciences is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Located in downtown Des Moines, Mercy College prepares graduates for service and leadership in the healthcare community with a wide range of bachelor, associate, and certificate programs. Mercy College’s liberal arts and sciences education develops compassionate caregivers and leaders.

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