Mercer University

country rank  518
world rank  1428

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University Overview

Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Macon (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Georgia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Atlanta, Savannah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Mercer University is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Baptist religion. Mercer University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 187 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1833
Colours Orange and black

University Location

Address 1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon (population range: 50,000-249,999)
31207 Georgia
United States
T +1 (478) 301 2700
F +1 (478) 301 2108
Other locations Atlanta, Savannah

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon 31207-0001
+1 (478) 301 2650
800 637 2378

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Baptist Christian-Baptist

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mercer University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs AANA
  • American Bar Association ABA

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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