Mount Mercy University, located in beautiful Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers students a fulfilling education, promising people of all backgrounds solid preparation for a changing world. The Sisters of Mercy established Mount Mercy Junior College in 1928. Mount Mercy flourished as a junior college, and continued to have success as a four-year institution. Over the years, Mount Mercy has added new programs and curriculum which were reflective of the mission and values of the original institution. Today, Mount Mercy University’s available course offerings are tailored to meet the needs of those who live and work around campus in the same spirit of our founders. Mount Mercy University offers bachelor's and master's degrees, many of which can be completely entirely online.