Mercy College of Health Sciences is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in an urban area, in Des Moines.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 758 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 35 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 13 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 38%). Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.