Mercer University

#698
Most Influential School
#1052
Most Desirable School

Private university in Macon, Georgia

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About Mercer University

According to Wikipedia, Mercer University is a private research university with its main campus in Macon, Georgia. Founded in 1833 as Mercer Institute and gaining university status in 1837, it is the oldest private university in the state and enrolls more than 9,000 students in 12 colleges and schools: liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, education, music, college of professional advancement, law, theology, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, and health professions. Mercer is a member of the Georgia Research Alliance and has a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest collegiate honors society. Mercer has an NCAA Division I athletic program and fields teams in eight men's and ten women's sports; all university-sponsored sports compete in the Southern Conference except women's sand volleyball, which is not sponsored by the SoCon, and thus competes in the ASUN Conference.

Mercer University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
5,65178%73%125527

How Much Does Mercer University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$28,695$300
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$17,437
30K - 48K$19,479
48K - 75K$20,012
75K - 110K$23,301
110K+$25,391

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Mercer University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Mercer University, then you can expect to earn an average of $58,200 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Mercer University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
6,7994,6402,159

Where is Mercer University?

Mercer University is located at 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon GA 31207

How Safe is Mercer University?

Mercer University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Mercer University Known For?

Mercer University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Mercer University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Law
#216
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Education
#334
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Medical
#469
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Business
#576
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Philosophy
#394
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Religious Studies
#413
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Engineering
#1213
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Literature
#890
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Psychology
#497
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History
#641
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Communications
#504
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Political Science
#987
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Nursing
#164
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Biology
#1877
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Economics
#854
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Computer Science
#1722
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Mathematics
#1367
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Criminal Justice
#369
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Chemistry
#1671
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Physics
#2020
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Sociology
#1254
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Social Work
#1207
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Anthropology
#1986
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Who Are Mercer University's Most Influential Alumni?

Mercer University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Law, and Education. Here are some of Mercer University's most famous alumni:

Ian Cameron
A Scottish football coach born 1988.
George J. Walker
George J. Walker
A US Army Quartermaster/Intelligence Officer.
Homer Grice
A College football player, English professor, preacher .
William D. Jelks
An American politician .
Glen Ashman
An American judge.
Bascom Sine Deaver
A United States federal judge.
Walter C. Dowling
An American diplomat.
Doc Bass
An American baseball player.
Edward H. Hurst
Edward H. Hurst
A Brigadier-general of the US Marines.
George Winn
An American baseball player.
Edward E. Cox
An American politician .
Sara L. Doyle
An American judge.