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Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Official telephone: (515) 643-3180
Fax number: (515) 643-6698
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 800 637-2994
800 637-2994 (toll free)

High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I not used, ACT recommended, SAT I or ACT not used, SAT II not used
School has formalized early decision program: yes
School has early action program: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report not considered
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • extracurricular activities not considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 19 - 24
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 15%

School has a waiting list policy: yes
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 2%

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