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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Admissions Blog

6 College Application Tips

It’s senior year and you’re ready to start your college applications. Here are some tips from one of our admissions counselors to help you prepare.

  • 3,300+

    Traditional Undergraduate Students

  • 65+

    Majors

  • 13:1

    Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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See For Yourself

Visit Campus

Websites and brochures never tell the whole story. You can browse photos online, but it's the undeniable, energizing spirit of Bear Territory that captivates you when you visit in person.

October 19

Saturday Preview

Open to high school students and their families, Saturday Preview features a student-led campus tour, academics and campus life showcase, special interest sessions, a residence hall tour, an optional historic Macon tour, and more.

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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.

International Students
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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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Get Started

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.