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Mount Mercy University is committed to a safe return to campus this fall. We continue to work closely with local, state, and federal officials to keep the Mustang community a safe, supportive environment. 

For more information and updates, visit our Safe Return webpage.

Tuition & Fees

Mount Mercy strives to keep tuition rates affordable for students and families. In fact, our costs are among the lowest in the region for students seeking a private, four-year education experience.

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

2020-21 Cost of Attendance (full-time, resident students)

Tuition $34,506
Fees* $1,000
Room/Board** $10,112
Total $45,618

*Student activities, technology, and wellness. 
**Normal capacity room / VIP Plan


Detailed Tuition Rates

Academic Year
Full-time traditional $34,506
Part-time traditional $1,046/credit hour
Part-time fees (activities, technology, wellness) $300/semester


Fall/Spring Room Rates

Room Type Charge per Semester
Regina double, McAuley double & triple (normal capacity room) $2,442
Andreas triple $2,809
Lower Campus double $3,257
McAuley double-in-triple  $3,055
Hazel House $3,341
Regina, McAuley, Andreas, and Lower Campus single-in-double  $4,774


Board Rates

Rates are based on average number of meals per week. Charge per Semester
VIP All Access Plan
Unlimited meals per week
$2,614
Mustang Plan
7 meals/week (only available to juniors, seniors, grad students)
$2,129


Estimated books and supplies cost: $800-$1,200 per year

Graduate Tuition & Fees

Cost of Attendance

Program 2019-20 Cost Per Semester Hour 2020-21 Cost Per Semester Hour
Master of Arts in Education $494 $530
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy $530 $530
Master of Business Administration (face-to-face) $638 $670
Master of Business Administration (online) $668 $670
Master of Science in Nursing $638 $670
Master of Strategic Leadership $638 $670
Doctor of Nursing Practice $848 $890
PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy $689 $722
MSN/DNP Material Fee $200/academic year $200/academic year

Accelerated Tuition & Fees

$490/credit hour for 2019-20 academic year

$530/credit hour for 2020-21 academic year

All fees included.

Additional Fees

Student Cost Amount
Additional parking stickers (first sticker free) $2
Audit fee for a course $500
Mount Mercy ID card replacement fee (first card free) $25
Official transcript $10
Replacement diploma $75
Returned check $25

All fees are non-refundable.