Mercer University

Address:
1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, GA 31207
Phone:
478-301-2700
Website:
http://www.mercer.edu
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About Mercer University

Mercer University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards research doctorate degrees in a single field other than education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,531
 Graduate3,541
 Total8,072
GenderFemale69%
 Male31%
Student Age% Under 2545%
 % 25 and Over55%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time77%
 % Part-time23%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.5%
 % Black30.5%
 % Asian5.6%
 % Latino2.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown6.9%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal3,734
 % Admitted64%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled25%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT68%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT32%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Writing510 / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English23 / 3630
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$30,560
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$30,560
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid99%
 % Undergraduates with Loans61%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,088
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,001
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Macon Area

Median Age33
Median Household Income$26,545
Total Population91,969
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total44.7% 55.3%
 Age 0-948.6%51.4%
 Age 10-1749.6%50.4%
 Age 18-2442.3%57.7%
 Age 25-2943.6%56.4%
 Age 30-3946.5%53.5%
 40+43.1%56.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White29.2%
 % Black66.4%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,088
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$468
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50059.3%54.6%18.5%
 $500 to $74917.4%35.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.8%8.5%24.5%
 Over $10006.6%1.8%6.9%
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