Graduate Program Overview

Mercer University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Macon, Georgia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $15,544. It offers seventy-nine (79) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMercer University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA
Graduate School Students4,095 students
791 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$15,544
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 79 Graduate Programs
51 Master's, 17 Doctorate, 11 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $15,544 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $847.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$847
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$13,438 (On-Campus) / $13,438 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,778 (On-Campus) / $2,778 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$32,960
Off-Campus Total$32,960
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$14,670$14,674$15,722$15,264$15,544

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Mercer University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 79 major areas - 51 Master's (12 online programs), 17 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 8 Post-Master'(2 online programs). 950 students have been conferred Master's degree and 486 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Communication and Journalism
Theology and Religious Vocations
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
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
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 9,006 students enrolled in Mercer University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,095 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,330 male and 2,765 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,907 full-time and 1,188 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 791 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 807 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,330
Women Students2,765
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,907
Part-time Students1,188
By race/ethnicity 1,787 White, 1,349 Black, and 399 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
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races53
60 students are younger than 22 and 531 students are older than 65. The school has 2,667 students aged between 22 and 30 and 810 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under60
40 & Over531
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, 791 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 807 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,068
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses791
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses807
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,470
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses791
Georgia Resident684
Other State In U.S.104
Outside of U.S.3

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