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Colleges / Mercer University

Mercer University

Macon, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate75%
Acceptance Rate75%

About Mercer University

Mercer University is a private, religious institution in the city of Macon, Georgia. Mercer University was founded in 1833. The college enrolls around 9,009 students a year, including 4,941 undergrad students.

Mercer University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into Mercer University. In 2022, Mercer University accepted 75% of applicants. Out of 7,201 applications received in 2022, 5,430 students were offered admission.

Mercer University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 75%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 81%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 81%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%

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Mercer University is locatedin the city of Macon, Georgia,.

If you are interested in seeing Mercer University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Macon, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mercer University and Macon are like without leaving home.

College Info

1501 Mercer University Drive Macon, GA 31207

Campus Setting: Urban

Mercer University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mercer University is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mercer University is Aug 1.

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Mercer University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1240 - 1370


Math SAT Range

595 - 700


Reading SAT Range

625 - 700

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1370 and Above


1240 to 1370


1240 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Mercer University students is 1302. Applicants with SAT scores of 1370 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Mercer University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1240 to 1370 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1240 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Mercer University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mercer University is like? There are approximately 9,009 students enrolled at Mercer University, including 4,941 undergraduate students and 4,068 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from GA and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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