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IPEDS ID: 153977
OPE ID: 00627300
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Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239
Información General:  (515) 643-3180
Página de Internet:  www.mchs.edu
Tipo:  4-años, primarily associate's, Privada sin fines de lucro
Títulos Ofrecidos:  Certificado de menos de un año
Certificado de un o menos de dos años
Grado asociado
Licenciatura
Ubicación del Campus:  Ciudad: Mediana
Dormitorios:  No
Población Estudiantil:  846 (todo subgraduado)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  7 to 1
Clasificación Carnegie
Special Focus Institutions--Other health professions schools
Afiliación Religiosa
Roman Catholic
Ayuda Federal
Estudiantes elegibles pueden recibir Becas Pell y otra ayuda federal (por ejemplo, Préstamos Directos "Direct Loans").
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
4%
Oportunidades de Aprendizaje Especial
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Institución de fin de semana/noche
Servicios Estudiantiles
Servicios de refuerzo
Servicio de consejería académica/profesional
Servicios de empleo para estudiantes
Crédito Aceptado
Doble Crédito
Créditos de Colocación Avanzada
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty4874
Instructional4874
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Gastos Detallados2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Matrícula y cuotas$13,530$13,900$14,460$15,0404.0%
Libros y materiales$1,400$1,400$1,400$1,4302.1%
Planes de alojamiento
Fuera del Campus
Alojamiento y comida$4,600$4,800$5,000$5,1002.0%
Otros$5,000$4,900$5,140$5,2301.8%
Fuera del Campus con Familia
Otros$5,000$4,900$5,140$5,2301.8%
Gastos totales2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Fuera del Campus$24,530$25,000$26,000$26,8003.1%
Fuera del Campus con Familia$19,930$20,200$21,000$21,7003.3%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid13191%————
Grant or scholarship aid2882%$176,876$6,317
Federal grants1853%$64,617$3,590
Pell grants1853%$62,867$3,493
Other federal grants412%$1,750$438
State/local government grant or scholarships2471%$86,412$3,601
Institutional grants or scholarships1029%$25,847$2,585
Student loan aid2985%$192,338$6,632
Federal student loans2985%$145,688$5,024
Other student loans412%$46,650$11,663
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid161172%$3,659,376$5,989
Pell grants33039%$1,193,031$3,615
Federal student loans63175%$4,842,348$7,674
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$13,179$17,735$17,897
  • A very small number of our students are full-time, first-time freshmen. For a personalized estimation of your financial aid eligibility, please file a FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov and contact the Financial Aid Office at (515) 643-6636.
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$13,457$16,460$17,686
$30,001 – $48,000$14,852$17,057$13,847
$48,001 – $75,000$17,405$19,451$20,259
$75,001 – $110,000$20,132$21,790$21,111
$110,001 and more$20,423$23,165$22,333
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Otoño 2012
Matrícula total (todo subgraduado)846
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment262
Estatus de AsistenciaGénero del Estudiante
Estatus de Asistencia:
Tiempo completo: 46%
Tiempo parcial: 54%Género del Estudiante:
Hombre: 12%
Mujer: 88%
Raza/origen del Estudiante
Raza/origen del Estudiante:
Nativo Americano/Nativo de Alaska: 1%
Asiático: 4%
Afro-Americano no Hispano: 3%
Hispano: 3%
Isleño del Pacífico: 0%
Caucásico no Hispano: 86%
Two or more races: 0%
Raza/origen desconocido: 4%
Extranjero no-residente: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 54%
25 and over: 46%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Otoño 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 16%
Enrolled in some distance education: 33%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 51%
Admisión de Subgraduados Otoño 2013
TotalHombreMujer
Número de aplicantes1071988
Porcentaje admitido79%63%82%
Porcentaje admitido matriculado51%58%50%
Consideraciones para AdmisiónRequerido(a)Recomendado(a)
GPA (calificación media) de la escuela secundariaX
Rango de la escuela secundariaX
Historial de la escuela secundariaX
Puntuaciones del SAT/ACTX
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language/Prueba de Inglés como Idioma Extranjero)X
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Estudiantes a tiempo completo: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
  • Interpret data with cation. Most students in our bachelor's programs are transfer and nontraditional students. There are few first-time students, which is how IPEDS retention is calculated, therefore, it does not reflect our overall retention rate.
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 11 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Índice total de graduación:
Índice total de graduación: 37%
(*) Índice de transferencias:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Índice total de graduación por género
Índice total de graduación por género :
Hombre: 44%
Mujer: 35%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Índice total de graduación por raza/origen
Índice total de graduación por raza/origen :
Asiático: 0%
Afro-Americano no Hispano: 0%
Hispano: 0%
Caucásico no Hispano: 40%
Raza/origen desconocido: 100%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Finalización (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
clasificar porProgramaAsociadoLicenciaturaUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Los datos mostrados son para primeras especializaciones.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist--7
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician10--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)2-34
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-13d-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist12--
Medical/Clinical Assistant0-15
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist--0
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide--80
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant13--
Polysomnography2d-4d
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies-7-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse16828d-
Surgical Technology/Technologist1-10
Total de categorías208d48d150d
Gran total20848150
  • Los datos de deportes universitarios en esta institución no fueron reportados.
Acreditación Institucional
AgenciaPeríodos de Acreditación Estatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1999 -  Acreditada
Acreditación Especializada
Agencia/ProgramaPeríodos de Acreditación Estatus
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant8/4/2008 - 4/28/2010Acreditada
Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant4/28/2010 -  Acreditada
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/29/2001 -  Acreditada
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers4/17/1998 -  Acreditada
Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist10/28/2005 - 6/13/2011No Longer Recognized
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs10/1/2000 -  Acreditada
2012 Estadísticas Criminales
Arrestos - en el Campus201020112012
Posesión ilegal de armas000
Violaciones a la ley de drogas000
Violaciones a la ley de bebidas alcohólicas000
Ofensas Criminales - en el Campus 201020112012
Asesinato/homicidio no negligente 000
Homicidio negligente000
Ofensas sexuales - Forzoso000
Ofensas sexuales - No forzoso (incesto y violación de un(a) menor solamente) 000
Asalto000
Agresión agravada000
Robo000
Robo de vehículos de motor001
Incendio provocado000
  • Los datos criminales reportados por las instituciones no han sido sometidos a verificación independiente por el Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos. Por lo tanto, el Departamento no puede responder for la presición de los datos reportados.
  • Estos datos no incluyen incidentes que: (a) ocurrieron fuera del campus en propiedad pública contigua y accesible al Campus; (b) ocurrieron en un edificio o propiedad no correspondiente al campus o propiedad adueñada o controlada por una organización estudiantil oficialmente reconocida por la institución; o (c) incidentes en edificios/propiedades adueñadas o controladas por una institución pero no contigua a la institución. Para más información, visita http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate9.8%5.3%
Number in default2918
Number in repayment294335
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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