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Mercer University

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Rating

Private

Type

9,767

Students

$37,508

Tuition

74%

Acceptance

#237

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Macon, GA

1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA 31207

Mercer University is a mid-sized private college located in Macon, GA ranked 5thin Georgia. It has a total of 5,194 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 74.22% of applicants. Mercer University offers 130 different majors and is best known for its informatics, middle school education and teaching, and human services programs (nationally ranked 8th, 11th, and 16th respectively). With a tuition cost of $37,508 per year, Mercer University is quite pricey. 56.89% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $48,200 per year, which is 16% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$37,808/Year
Above Average

Mercer University

$37,808

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$53,822/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,877/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

74%Acceptance
Less Selective

Mercer University

74%

National

69%
Sat

1170 - 1340

59% of students submit

Admissions Yield

24%

ACT

24 - 28

41% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

5,194Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

974

Part-Time

28
Male

37%

In-state

83%

Female

63%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

24%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Business/Commerce, General6% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6% Engineering, General77% Others

10% Business/Commerce, General

6% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6% Engineering, General

77% Others

Business/Commerce, General

10%

232 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

6%

143 Graduates

Engineering, General

6%

133 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

5%

113 Graduates

Counseling Psychology

4%

94 Graduates

Public Health, General

4%

88 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

70 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

62 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

380,707

Academic Spend per Student

$12,389

Full-time Retention Rate

88%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,800/Year

Mercer University

$36,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

56%