Mercer University – Macon

More than 8,300 students attend Mercer’s twelve schools and colleges. The university has major campuses in Macon, Atlanta, and Savannah, and another four regional academic centers in the state. Mercer’s educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center and Piedmont Healthcare offer hands-on learning for students in health- and engineering-related fields. Mercer offers guaranteed admission programs in conjunction with its schools of medicine, pharmacy and health sciences, law, and nursing.

Founded 1833

Undergraduate enrollment 4,509

Graduate enrollment 3,727


Tuition $33,120/year

Georgia freshmen on HOPE 72%

Average composite three-part SAT score for entering freshmen 1590–1890 (middle 50th percentile)

Average critical reading and math composite SAT score 1080–1270 (middle 50th percentile)

SAT score breakdown 540–630, critical reading; 540–640, math; 510–620, writing (middle 50th percentiles)

Average class size for freshman courses 20

Popular majors biology, business, education, engineering, music, nursing