Traditional Undergraduate Admissions

A Mercer education demands answers to difficult questions and empowers students to put purpose to their ideas, making a difference in the lives of others.

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE:

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to minimize the health and safety risk to our campus community and visitors, we are postponing all campus visits currently scheduled through Friday, June 12. We understand the important role that campus visits play in your college search process, and we are offering alternative virtual visit opportunities during this time on our Visit Mercer page. We are fully committed to serving you and your family in the days ahead.

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  • 3,300+

    Traditional Undergraduate Students

  • 65+

    Majors

  • 13:1

    Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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See For Yourself

Visit Campus Virtually

Experience the undeniable, energizing spirit of Bear Territory through our virtual campus tour, learn more about the University's distinctive programs and opportunities through our topical webinars, and explore Mercer from home.

Daily Campus Tours

Virtual Experience

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to minimize the health and safety risk to our campus community and visitors, our daily campus tours have been moved to a virtual format through Friday, June 12. Available Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., our daily campus virtual tour offers an overview of Mercer, the admissions process, academics, student life, and financial aid, followed by a student-led virtual tour of campus. The combined presentation and virtual tour is approximately one hour.

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First-Year Admissions

Each student is remarkably unique, but all Mercerians share common ideals for scholarship, personal character, and achievement.

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Transfer Admissions

Sometimes you need a new challenge or a change of scenery. Find both in Bear Territory.

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International Admissions

Students come to Mercer University from all kinds of backgrounds, contributing to a richly diverse academic community.

Information For

Accepted Students

You're in! Now what? Learn about next steps to make it official and complete the enrollment process at Mercer.

Parents and Families

Parents and families play an important role in the college search process, so we've got some information tailored just for you.

School Counselors

We care about your students' success, and we're here to help you and your students however we can.

Counselor and Student

Your Point of Contact

Mercer's admissions team is dedicated to guiding you through every step of the admissions process. Our counselors are here to answer your questions, provide you with information about visiting campus, help you navigate the financial aid process, and more.

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Begin Your Application

Mercer University offers two ways to apply for admission: The Common Application or the Mercer Application. We do not have a preference, and we encourage you to use the option that is most convenient for you.