Mercer University: Ranking & Review

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Macon
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United States
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World
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14851657
Top 10%

Mercer University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%75%72%
Applicants4,7491,9912,758
Admissions3,4791,4861,993
Enrolled undergraduates890406484
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,6533,1335,520

1,881 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

656 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores410
Percent of students submitting SAT scores46%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
630
Math
625

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores476
Percent of students submitting ACT scores53%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
26
ACT Math
27

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mercer University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$51,293$51,293
Off-campus$52,198$52,198
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,153 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mercer University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,132 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$24,180$24,180
Fees for full-time undergraduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$806$806
Tuition for Full-time graduates$14,370$14,370
Fees for full-time graduates$300$300
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$798$798

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs167154325646
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services190189379
Education7117739287
Engineering9456150
Psychology60835148
Legal Professions and Studies4124128
Biological and Biomedical Sciences8835123
Social Sciences1766184
Theology and Religious Vocations44953
Public Administration and Social Service Professions43750
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service43548
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3939
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31536
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3030
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1919
Visual and Performing Arts8513
Physical Sciences1212
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Philosophy and Religious Studies1111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
History77
Mathematics and Statistics33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total179997715022,289

A total of 1,016 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mercer University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,273 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate64%62%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 61%

General info

Founded1833
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,617
Instructional FTE518
Research FTE36
Public Service FTE39
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.mercer.edu
Address1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, Georgia, 31207
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population153,000
Phone4783012700
Fax+1 (478) 301 2108

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