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Mercer University

Macon, GA

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Overview

Mercer University is a University institution located in Macon, GA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA  31207-0003
United States
Contact Chris Pinto
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: pinto_cg@mercer.edu
Phone: 478-301-2316

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Regional Studies (us, Canadian, Foreign) Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Development Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Technical And Scientific Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
International Public Health/international Health Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Computational Science Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Philosophy, Other Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,651
Applied
4,417
Accepted
3,314
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

3,523
Females Applied
2,722
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,128
Males Applied
1,695
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.88
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3.25
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th January 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 631 600 670
SAT Math 624 580 670
ACT Composite 28 25 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

38,446
Private
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Fees

300
Full-time student fees
13,438
Room & board
6,580
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

34,869
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,671
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,703
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,102
Avg. Loan Aid
21,100
Avg. Grant Aid
27,036
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83.8%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
33%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,314
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
15%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.65%
Black or African American 21.23%
White or Caucasian 53.49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 9.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 4.51%
Other 2.42%

Gender

Male (45.44%)
Female (54.56%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 77%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Mercer Madness, Homecoming and Bearstock

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Checkmark Checkmark
Sand Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

754
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 387
Part-time - 367
Male - 340
Female - 414
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