We're proud to serve those who served our country. At Mercy College of Health Sciences, we're dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals and maximize your veterans benefits. We offer unique pathways that recognize your military experience, and we work with all Chapters of VA Educational Benefits: 33/Post 9-11, 30,106,107, 35, 31, as well as the Federal Tuition Assistance (Go Army Ed) and National Guard Educational Assistance Program (NGEAP).
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Mercy College certificate and degree programs are approved by the Iowa Department of Education for education benefits administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Mercy College participates in both the Yellow Ribbon Program and the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program.
You may be eligible for veterans' education benefits if you have served in the military or are the spouse or dependent of a veteran. Your eligibility for benefits can only be determined by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
Veterans or eligible dependents planning to enroll should apply for VA benefits at the time of admission to Mercy College. Please contact the VA Certifying Official in the Mercy College Registrar's Office with questions, or to request the necessary forms.
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If you have never used your VA Benefits before, you’ll need to
Your benefit application can be completed online at www.va.gov. The application process for new claims takes a minimum of eight weeks to be completed by the VA.
If you have used your benefits at another college, you do not need to apply for benefits. Please contact the Registrar's Office with questions or to request the necessary forms.
Section 1018 of Public Law 116-315, Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA education benefits. We have compiled several quick links below to ensure compliance with this law and to help you make an informed decision regarding your education.
At Mercy College, we offer a number of academic programs to prepare you for a fulfilling healthcare career of your choice that fits into your schedule. Step one is determining which degree level interests you most.
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For questions regarding your application process or statuse, please contact our Mercy College Admissions team!
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Des Moines, IA 50309
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Students using veteran education benefits are still encouraged to apply for financial aid online at StudentAid.gov/FAFSA to be considered for federal and state-funded aid, as well as scholarships. Mercy College's school code is 006273. For questions regarding your financial aid, please contact our Financial Aid department.
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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.
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