Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Mercer University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://www.mercer.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://undergrad.mercer.edu/apply-now/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 74.22% and the yield is 24.09%. 1,998 men and 3,036 women applied to Mercer University and 1,488 men and 2,248 women students were accepted. Among them, 401 men and 499 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and the yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,0341,9983,036
Admitted3,7361,4882,248
Enrolled900401499
Acceptance Ratio 74.22%74.47%74.04%
Yield 24.09%26.95%22.20%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 527 students (59% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 372 students (41%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and the 25th percentile is 590. The SAT Math score is 670 (75th) and 580 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 30 (75th percentile) and 25 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590670
SAT Math580670
ACT Composite2530
ACT Math2428
ACT English2432
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Mercer University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,148, ACT: 68 - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Mercer University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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