Mercer University

Acceptance Rate 78 %
SAT Average 1,260
Tuition & Fees $37,808
Student Population 9,006
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $23,635

Academic Overview

Mercer University Campus, Macon, GA
Mercer University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Macon, Georgia. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $37,808 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,006 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 78% and the graduation rate is 73% last year.
The salary after graduation from Mercer University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Mercer University are $37,808. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $15,264 on average.
Mercer University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Mercer. The acceptance rate of Mercer is 78% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 73% and the transfer-out rate is 21%. The average received amount of financial aid is $23,635 and 93% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,006 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Mercer University is 78 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Mercer University is 73 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Mercer University is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Mercer University is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Mercer University is 9,006
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Mercer University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $23,635 at Mercer University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Mercer offers 130 major programs through online and on-site education where 18 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate11
Bachelor's Degree745
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree3610
Post Master's Degree42
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship50
Doctor's degree - professional practice50
Doctor's degree - other40

Special Learning Opportunities

Mercer University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,747)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,158)

Veterans Benefits

Mercer University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges