Admissions Office, 1400 Coleman AvenueMacon, GA 31207-00 478-301-2650
About Mercer University
  • Year of Foundation 1833
  • Size of Campus 150 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Baptist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,498
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 20%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,360
  • Room and Board $10,088
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 2,295
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. Founded by early 19th century Baptists, Mercer-while no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination-remains committed to an educational environment that embraces intellectual and religious freedom while affirming values that arise from a Judeo-Christian understanding of the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Mercer International Student Organization; Organization of Black Students; National Society of Black Engineers; Hispanic and Latin American Student Union; NAACP
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 25%
  • Number of students in fraternities 10
  • Number of frat chapter houses 10
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Aloha, Mercer!; Homecoming Week; Founder's Day; Mercer Madness; Snow Ball
  • Number of sororities 6
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Psi Omega; Beta Beta Beta; Gamma Sigma Epsilon; Kappa Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Scabbard and Blade; Tau Beta Pi; Del
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Percent students who are frat members 24%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) A. G. A. P. E. Ministries, Baptist Student Union, Catholic Newman Ministry; Fellowship of Christian Athletes (F. C. A. ), Reformed University Fellowship (R. U. F), Canterbury Club, Wesley Foundation, VOICE
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 10
  • Setting Urban
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Atlanta, GA (75), Macon, GA (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Atlanta, GA (75)
  • Distance to nearest bus Macon, GA (5)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (32%), women's dorms (21%), men's dorms (13%), sorority housing (3%), fraternity housing (6%), apartments for married students, apartment for single students (25%), special housing for disabled students, special housing for international student
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 47
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 53%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 66%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 64%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 713,609
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 400
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 69,575
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 200
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums None
  • Number Of Subscriptions 236,974
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 400
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,454,408
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 460
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 22,327
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs BB&T Milliken Corporation Lithonia Lighting GEICO Englehard Corporation
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 21%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,953
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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