Established in 1899, Mercy College of Health Sciences is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Des Moines (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Iowa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Mercy College of Health Sciences is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Mercy College of Health Sciences offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. Mercy College of Health Sciences also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Mercy College of Health Sciences|
|Address||928 Sixth Avenue
|Tel||+1 (515) 643 3180|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is neither required nor recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Basic Classification||Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools|
|2000 Classification||Other separate health profession schools|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Exclusively undergraduate four-year|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, no graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)|
Mercy College of Health Sciences's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 8,373 physical volumes, 1,019 physical media and 41 licensed digital/electronic databases.
|Housing|| Not reported
|Sport Facilities||Not reported|
|Financial Aids||Not reported|
|Study Abroad||Not reported|
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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