Graduate Programs Overview

Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Macon, Georgia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $15,264 in average for all students.

It offers sixty graduate programs: 37 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 2 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 860 students have been conferred Master's degree and 483 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMercer University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA
Graduate School Students3,943 students
446 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$15,264
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 60 Graduate Programs
37 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 8 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Mercer University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $15,264 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $857.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$857
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$13,070 (On-Campus) / $13,070 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,778 (On-Campus) / $2,778 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$32,312
Off-Campus Total$32,312
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$15,857$14,670$14,674$15,722$15,264

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Mercer University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 60 major areas - 36 Master's (10 online programs), 14 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor', 4 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 8,740 students enrolled in Mercer University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,943 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,360 male and 2,583 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,843 full-time and 1,100 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 446 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 460 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,360
Women Students2,583
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,843
Part-time Students1,100
By race/ethnicity 1,755 White, 1,170 Black, and 412 Asian students are attending at Mercer University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races41
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Mercer University, 446 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 460 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,943
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses446
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses460
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,037
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses446
Georgia Resident405
Other State In U.S.39
Outside of U.S.2

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