Mercy College = Affordable
LET US TELL YOU
WHY MERCY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES IS AFFORDABLE
At Mercy College, it’s our goal to make your education more affordable. Our team works with you to make sure you have explored all financial assistance and scholarship options. We believe it’s your right to enter the healthcare major of your choice confidently, with the lowest amount of financial burden.
WITH LESS DEBT
Mercy College is proud to offer the lowest published tuition of any private institution in Iowa. Our affordable tuition and year-round coursework enable you to invest confidently in your future. You can pursue your healthcare degree faster, and without the fear of overwhelming debt after graduation. Our most recent student loan default rate for Mercy College students was 6.3% compared to 10.2% for other Iowa institutions. These statistics – coupled with our high job placement rates – show that Mercy College students graduate well-networked, with high-paying jobs and the ability to pay back loans at a rate unparalleled by other local or national institutions.
Our Partners’ Generous
Tuition Reimbursement Programs
There are also many great opportunities to pay off tuition as you begin your healthcare career! Thanks to our unique partnerships with national healthcare leaders including MercyOne locations in Des Moines, Centerville, Skiff, West Lakes, and MercyOne Clinics we’re proud to offer a number of tuition assistance programs. MercyOne locations will help repay up to $50,000 in student loans for Mercy College graduates!
AVAILABLE FOR YOU
EXTENSIVE SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS
Mercy College offers a multitude of scholarships to qualifying students, thanks to our many generous donors and friends of the College. The application periods occur twice a year in March and October. This streamlined process makes applying for scholarships stress-free and simple.
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STUDENT EMERGENCY FUNDS
Life can be unpredictable. Mercy College offers a one-time grant of up to $500 for all students, regardless of financial need, major, etc. These funds are limited and are not guaranteed upon enrollment.
Types of Aid
There are a number of different types of aid that make financing your education easy based on your personal scenario. Let us help!
Explore Academic Programs
We offer a number of career paths tailored to meet your unique life situation.
More than $300,000 in scholarships are available annually!