Admissions

We welcome students who want to grow in an environment that teaches, inspires and empowers them to make the world a better place.

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  • 180+

    Academic Programs

  • 12

    Schools and Colleges

  • 140+

    Student Clubs and Organizations

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Traditional Undergraduate Admissions

Wherever in the world you want to go, Mercer is where you start. Whether you're fresh out of high school or want to transfer from another college, see what your next steps are.

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Working Adults Undergraduate Admissions

Maybe you're headed back to college to finish your bachelor's degree, or perhaps you're looking for a program you can conveniently complete 100% online, at your own pace. Whether you've got nights free, weekends free or a bit of both - there's an accelerated Mercer bachelor's degree program and nearby location to fit your busy schedule.

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Graduate and Professional Admissions

Ready to take your education and expertise to the next level? Become a master in your field by joining the 4,100+ students pursuing advanced degrees at Mercer in a broad range of disciplines.

Online Programs Admissions

In addition to our physical locations throughout Georgia, Mercer offers the convenience of studying wherever and whenever you'd like through 30+ online undergraduate and graduate programs -with full access to the faculty, staff and resources at our location nearest to you.

Certificate and Non-Degree Programs

Beyond our bachelor's, master's and advanced degree programs, Mercer also offers for-credit and non-credit certificate programs, special programs, preparation coursework for teacher certification and opportunities for professional development.

Military Alliance

Our dedication to the educational achievement of our military-connected students is as unwavering as theirs is to our country. Mercer offers superior admissions assistance, meaningful professional connections and support for a wide range of educational benefits.

Meet Our Students

These Mercerians are making their mark

Balancing demanding academics with leadership activities and service projects and embody what it means to be a Mercerian.

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Financial Planning

An investment you can afford

Making your dream of being a Mercer Bear a reality starts with a great financial plan. From scholarships and grants to tuition and financial aid, we're here to help you plan for your future at Mercer.

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  • Over 90%

    of Mercer students receive financial aid

  • #35 Best Value

    as ranked in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

  • Nearly $20M

    in Mercer-funded aid awarded to the 2018 incoming first-year class

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Educational Partnerships and Pathways

Partnering with Mercer is a win-win.

Mercer University partners with a variety of employers, businesses, and community organizations to provide educational opportunities for employees and help communities thrive.

Enterprise Learning Partnership Program

Our Enterprise Learning Partnership Program provides affordable opportunities for employees of partner organizations to enroll in an employer-approved program of study at Mercer University.

EdAssist

Mercer University is proud to partner with EdAssist, a national tuition assistance network that connects organizations with education providers that help meet key business goals. Through this partnership, the University is able to help employees of in-network organizations achieve their goal of advancing their education.

Mercer Next

Designed for individuals who are enrolled in or have completed coursework at area schools, including technical colleges in the state of Georgia, Mercer Next helps bridge the gap between the success you’ve already attained and the future success you wish to achieve.