Explore Costs: 2024-25

FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION

TUITION AND AID


At Mercy College of Health Sciences, we strive to deliver a high quality education at an affordable price, which is why we’re proud to offer the lowest published tuition of any private institution in Iowa. A degree from Mercy College is an investment in your future, resulting in a payout of more career opportunities and higher earning potential in your chosen field. A detailed list and description of 2024-25 tuition and fees can be found here.

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TUITION AND FEES

2024-2025


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Tuition
Legacy Tuition (per credit hour for all hours attempted) $736.00
Accelerated BSN (per credit hour) $774.00
Medical Assisting (MA) Program Tuition (per semester; 3-semester program) $3,643.00
Graduate Tuition (per credit hour) $812.00
Paramedic Program Tuition (per semester; 3-semester program) $4,806.00
10-Week Quarter Tuition (per quarter) $2,733.00
Undergraduate Audit Tuition (per credit hour) $184.00
Accelerated BSN Audit Tuition (per credit hour) $193.50
Graduate Audit Tuition (per credit hour) $203.00
Certificate Tuition
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate $1,050.00
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Certificate $1,600.00
Critical Care Paramedic Certificate $1,200.00
Certified Nurse Assistant Certificate $875.00
Academic Fees
ASN Material Fee (charged in terms 1 & 2) $1,300.00
BSN Material Fee (charged in terms 1 & 2) $1,300.00
Accelerated BSN Material Fee (charged in term 1, module A & term 2, module A) $1,050.00
Placement Examination Fee is set by and paid to third party exam administrator.
Challenge Examination Fee is set by and paid to third party exam administrator.
Screening Services Subscription Fee is set by and paid to third party exam administrator.
Nursing Program Clinical and Lab Make-Up Fee (per unexcused absence) $150.00
Allied Health and Liberal Arts and Sciences Clinical and Lab Make-Up Fee (per unexcused absence) $50.00
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Fee (each term) $250.00
Paramedic Field Experience Licensing Fee (charged in term 1) $200.00
Radiologic Technology Material Fee (charged in term 1) $45.00
Radiologic Technology Clover Learning Boot Camp Fee (charged in term 2) $150.00
Administrative Fees
Installment Payment Plan – Participation $40.00
Installment Payment Plan – Late Payment (charged per each late payment) $10.00
Payment Late Fee $80.00
Transcript $10.00
Diploma Replacement $25.00
Graduation $110.00
ID Badge Replacement $15.00
Parking Violations $45.00
Student Printing and Copying – Black Ink $0.05 Per Single Side Page
Student Printing and Copying – Color Ink $0.15 Per Single Side Page
Poster Printing $10.00 Per Poster
Returned Check $30.00
Mercy College Training Center Fees
NREMT Psychomotor Exam $200.00
CPR Instructor $165.00
BLS Provider – Part 1 Initial Course $75.00
BLS Provider – Part 2 Skills Lab $50.00
PALS – Instructor $165.00
PALS – Provider $190.00
PALS – Provider Renewal $165.00
ACLS – Instructor $165.00
ACLS – Provider $190.00
ACLS – Provider Renewal $165.00
Heartsaver® Basic First Aid, CPR and AED (Initial) $75.00
Heartsaver® Basic First Aid, CPR and AED (Renewal) $50.00
Heartsaver® CPR/AED – Adult Only (Initial) $75.00
Heartsaver® CPR/AED – Adult Only (Renewal) $50.00
Heartsaver® Total First Aid, CPR and AED – Adult, Child, & Infant (Initial) $110.00
Heartsaver® Total First Aid, CPR and AED – Adult, Child, & Infant (Renewal) $50.00

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Email
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Admissions: admissions@mchs.edu

Phone
Phone

Admissions: (515) 635-1133
General: (515) 643-3180

ABOUT US

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master’s degreesbachelor’s degreesassociate degreescertificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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