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Looking for a way to get all your questions answered, but you're not sure where to start? We are completely accessible in person, phone, video chat, email, message in a bottle — you name it! However you want to connect with our team, we will make it happen so you can focus on pursuing your healthcare career! 

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If you have questions or need help, our team will juggle everything you need.


Financial Aid
  • The Mercy College Scholarship Application is open for submissions every March and October! All current and future students who are looking to receive funding are encouraged to apply!

  • Our financial aid team is accessible to assist you with any questions you may have. Contact our Financial Aid team today.

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Campus Visits
  • If you haven't been to campus yet...what are you waiting for?! We'll have general campus tours available the first week of classes every semester. Just keep an eye out for our friendly Admissions team when you arrive, and we'll be happy to show you around! 
  • We offer several FREE Campus Visit sessions throughout the semester - we even have online tour options! 

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Individual Appointment
  • If you would like to schedule a one-on-one session with an Admissions Counselor, let us know!
  • We are 100% accessible through phone, video chat, email, carrier pigeon — you name it! However you want to connect with our team, we will make it happen for whatever you may need.

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  • Need a Mercy College transcript? No problem!
  • Request your transcripts online here.

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We accept up to 90 transfer credits to be applied towards your bachelor's degree!

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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 degrees, associate degrees, certificate 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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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.