DES MOINES, Iowa, February 8, 2021 — Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded top ranking status for Best Colleges in Iowa by Intelligent.com and was deemed the best health sciences college in the state of Iowa. Based in Seattle, Washington, Intelligent.com provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs.

Mercy College of Health Sciences was listed among thousands of public institutions in the nation, and the comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities. Each institution is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment. 

The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system that includes student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third party evaluations. Intelligent.com analyzed 167 schools, on a scale of 0 to 100, with only 49 making it to the final list. The methodology also uses an algorithm that collects and analyzes multiple rankings to provide one score to compare each institution. To access the complete ranking, please visit: https://www.intelligent.com/best-colleges-in-iowa/

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About Intelligent.com
Intelligent.com provides unbiased research to help students make informed decisions about higher education programs. The website offers curated guides which include the best degree programs as well as information about financial aid, internships and even study strategies. With comprehensive, user-friendly guides and hundreds of program rankings, Intelligent.com is a trusted source among students and prospective students. To learn more, please visit www.intelligent.com.

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. Visit www.mchs.edu or call (515) 643-3180 to learn more.