Mercer University Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Macon, GA
Website
www.mercer.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
3,677
Part-Time Undergrads
746
Setting
Small city
In-State Tuition
$32,466
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,466
Room & Board
$10,697
Acceptance Rate
63 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
1580–1890
Average ACT Scores
23–28

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • Aesthetic beauty of campus
  • Discussion-based courses
  • Greek life
  • Professors

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Campus tends to empty out on weekends.
  • The current dry campus policy
  • High cost of a private education
  • Lack of "green" efforts

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Mercer provides a great overall experience for its students. It offers a good social environment, as well as an exceptional academic environment. However, it is also difficult. Even if you easily received A’s in high school, you will have to put substantial time and effort into your work here if you want to continue to get grades like that.

The professors at Mercer are passionate and often create classroom environments that are open-minded and thought-provoking. This sense of engagement and candidness can make your courses seem more exciting and worthwhile. Overall, the majority of Mercer students say they would not trade their experience at Mercer for anything.

Mercer Student Reviews

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3 College Student

Off-Campus Housing: Not many stay off campus

4 College Student

Campus Strictness: Everyone says it is great.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Student

Off-Campus Dining: I have not eaten outside, but heard it is okay.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Freshman

Diversity: Mercer is not that diverse.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Scholarships: They gave me a lot of money to help me pay off my tuition

2 people found this useful Report
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