Overview of Mercer University
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a private institution, spread across 150 acres of campus. The university’s rankings in the 2020 edition is no. 153 among the best colleges in the country. Charging tuition fees of $37,808, international students can access the main Mercer University campus from the South of Atlanta in just an hour. The institution is located in Macon, Georgia and offers programmes across 12 different schools and colleges. Using a semester-based academic calendar, it also grants business as a major. The Mercer University community for the last 100 years has, traditionally, climbed the tower of the Godsey Administration Building, which is also the tallest, to sign their respective names on its surface.
An annual ceremony is organised by the Mercer Student Government Association, to light the school Christmas tree.
Furthermore, the university boasts of a sports team, the Mercer Bears that competes in the NCAA Division I Southern Conference. Choose from a range of graduate programs including those in the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics or School of Medicine.
Mercer University’s acceptance rate stands at 72%.
- Jay Alan Sekulow – Chief Counsel, American Center for Law & Justice
- John Nathan Deal – Attorney and Politician, Served as the Governor of Georgia from 2011 – 2019
- Kyle Alexander Lewis – Professional baseball outfielder, Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball
- Miss America 2015 Betty Cantrell, was a Mercer music student
- The University has 19 varsity teams competing in the SoCon or Southern Conference