Mount Mercy University

MMU TransferIn continuing to build opportunities for students to achieve affordable pathways to a baccalaureate degree and beyond, Mount Mercy University (MMU) and Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) have created a transfer pathway to provide a guaranteed admission track for international students who graduate from Indian Hills with an Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) degree.

Participants Benefit in the following ways:

  • MMU guarantees admission to those IHCC international students who have completed an AA or AS degree as evidenced by an official IHCC transcript.
  • MMU will guarantee the acceptance of up to 63-75 transferable credits earned from IHCC and grant the student junior standing. 
  • International IHCC students will enter under the catalog year of transfer admission to MMU. If curricular requirements change after conditional admission, MMU will be open to reviewing individual petitions for exceptions.
  • International IHCC students who matriculate under the MMU-IHCC Guaranteed Admission Agreement into the undergraduate traditional day division will eligible for significant scholarship support.
  •  Waived TOEFL Requirement for international IHCC students who complete an AA or AS degree at IHCC.
  • MMU advisors will be available to assist international IHCC students with appropriate academic advising related to the student’s intended plan of study while at IHCC.



Indian Hills Community College

morganMorgan McCleeary, Coordinator, International Enrollment Services
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5755 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5755
Email: [email protected]


Mount Mercy University Profile IconCatharine Cashner, Director of International Programs
Mount Mercy University

1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Phone: (319) 363-1323, ext. 1713
Email: [email protected]