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 tuition and fees can be found here.
2021-22 Tuition and Fees
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Legacy Tuition (per credit hour for all hours attempted)
Accelerated BSN (Per Credit Hour)
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate
ASN Admissions Assessment Math Examination
ASN Material Fee (Terms 1 – 6) students starting before August 15, 2020
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Fee (Each Term)
Installment Payment Plan Participation Fee
ID Badge Replacement
Critical Care Paramedic Certificate – Color Ink
15 Cents Per Single Side Page
NREMT Full Exam
NREMT Partial Exam
CPR Part 2 Skills Validation
PALS – Provider Renewal
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928 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Admissions: (515) 635-1133
General: (515) 643-3180
Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degrees, bachelor’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.
Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.