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Mercer University

Macon, GA

Mercer, founded in 1833, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 150-acre campus is located in Macon, 85 miles south of Atlanta.

Web Sitewww.mercer.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students3,046
   Women1,568 (51.5%)
   Men1,478 (48.5%)
Graduate Students3,909

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate69% of 4,836 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.82
SAT Math606 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading599 average
550-640 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite28 average
25-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$50,214
Tuition and Fees
$35,130
Room and Board
$11,106
Average Percent of Need Met91%
Average Freshman Award$36,478
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$28,194

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
391
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Macon Population91,234
Nearest Metropolitan AreaAtlanta
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 92% of freshmen, 69% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBears
Sororities27% of women participate
Fraternities 21% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.3% Asian
19.3% Black/African-American
5.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.6% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students3.1% from 36 countries
First-Year Students Returning87.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
49.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
43%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
39.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.47 3.77 587 610 26
Low 2.76 2.60 420 530 16
High 4.00 5.00 710 720 34
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Mercer is the second-largest Baptist-affiliated insitution in the world.

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