Study at Mercer UniversityEstablished in 1833, Mercer University is a private, coeducational university with a Baptist heritage. It is located in Georgia and is the only university of its size in the U. S that offers programs in more than 10 diversified fields of study. Mercer University enrolls more than 7, 000 students every year. The various academic divisions available at Mercer are:
Mercer University has major campuses in Macon, Atlanta, and Savannah. It also runs regional academic centres for working adult students in Henry County, Douglas County, and Eastman. The University has two teaching hospitals in Macon and Savannah a university press a performing arts center, and an engineering research center in Warner Robins.
- Continuing and Professional Studies
- Liberal Arts
Mercer University's sports teams are nicknamed the Bears.
Profile of Mercer University
The main campus of Mercer University is in Macon, GA (a small city). The school is a Baptist institution. Mercer University is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
Mercer University students most commonly major in a field related to medicine and family and social work.
Mercer University Selectivity
The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 530 to 640. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 540 or more.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Mercer University are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.
In 2007, the school had 7, 308 enrolled students.
Mercer University is generally not a school for part-time students. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at Mercer University belong to the Atlantic Sun Conference for major sports.
Mercer University Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Business and Management||339||business, international business, business administration, finance, business management, MIS|
|Medicine||228||pharmacy, medicine, public health, pharmaceutics and drug design, pharmaceutical chemistry|
|Education and Teaching||210||elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, reading teaching, educational administration, secondary teaching, education, music teaching, education courses|
|Liberal Arts||171||interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, English, political science, history, sociology, Spanish language, French language, . . . |
|Family and Social Work||125||human services, community organization|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||102||registered nursing, various nursing, clinical nurse specialist|
|Engineering||77||engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, various engineering courses|
|Therapy and Counselling||65||psychology, Counselling psychology, marriage and family therapy|
|Computer Science and Engineering||58||information science, computer and media applications, computer science, software engineering, computer engineering|
|Religion and Philosophy||50||ministry, philosophy, Christian studies, religious music|
|Security and Law Enforcement||38||criminal justice and safety, criminology|
|Science||37||biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics|
|Media||22||communication and journalism, journalism, mass communication|
|Music||18||music performance, music, conducting|
|Art Studies||8||art studies|
|Drama and Performing Arts||2||drama|
|Medical administration||2||health and medical administrative, health care facilities management|
|Conservation and Resource Management||1||environmental studies|
Contact: Mercer University
1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
General Phone: (478) 301-2700
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