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Mercer University

Macon, GA
University Website: www.mercer.edu
Apply Online: https://mercer.edu.185r.net/application/login/
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Coordinates: 32°49′45″N 83°38′55″W / 32.82917°N 83.64861°W / 32.82917; -83.64861

Mercer University is a private, coeducational university located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Mercer enrolls approximately 8,300 students in its eleven colleges and schools: liberal arts, business, education, music, engineering, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law, theology, and continuing and professional studies. Mercer's twelfth academic unit, the College of Health Professions, will open on July 1, 2013.

Mercer has three campuses: the main campus in Macon, which has been recognized as one of the five most beautiful college or university campuses in the United States; a graduate and professional education campus in Atlanta; and a four-year campus of the School of Medicine in Savannah. Mercer also has regional academic centers in Henry County, Douglas County, Eastman, and Newnan; teaching hospitals in Macon, Savannah, and Columbus; a university press and a performing arts center, the Grand Opera House, in Macon; and the Mercer Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins. The Mercer University Health Sciences Center encompasses Mercer's medical, nursing, and pharmacy programs in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah, and Columbus.

Mercer is a founding member of the Atlantic Sun Conference and is the only private university in Georgia with an NCAA Division I athletic program. The university will compete in the Pioneer Football League beginning in the fall of 2013; the Tony and Nancy Moye Football and Lacrosse Complex will open on the Macon campus at the same time.

Mercer is ranked first by US News and World Report as the best value among comprehensive universities in the southern United States; overall Mercer is ranked seventh in the "Best Universities-Master's-South" category (2013 edition). The Princeton Review, in its 2013 "Best 377 Colleges" guide, ranks Mercer in the top fifteen percent of all colleges and universities nationwide.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,248.00 avg tuition

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Apply online Admissions:
www.mercer.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.merceraid.com/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Mercer University

Statistics:
Applied 2,582
Admitted 2,137 83%
Enrolled total 565
Full Time: 564
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 630
SAT Math 540 630
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 24 28
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 44%
6-year graduation rate 63%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Do not know
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Mercer University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,248.00 $31,248.00 $31,248.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,042.00 $1,042.00 $1,042.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,186.00 $12,186.00 $12,186.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $300.00 $300.00 $300.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $677.00 $677.00 $677.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,408.00 $10,408.00 $2,651.00
Other Expenses $2,651.00 $2,651.00 $2,651.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $25,499.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 66%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,153.00

Mercer University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, Other X
Computer Science X
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Computer Engineering, General X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X
Engineering, General X
Engineering, Other X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical Nurse Specialist X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Nurse Anesthetist X
Nursing Education X
Physician Assistant X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Christian Studies X
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Human Services, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Criminology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Religious/Sacred Music X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
Airgas-Terry Jarvis Memorial Scholarship $2,500 February 15, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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