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:
The Office of University Admissions has begun offering in-person campus tours. To help protect the health of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors, we have implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing of campus facilities along with a number of new operating procedures, and will continue to offer alternative virtual visit opportunities. We are fully committed to serving you and your family in the days ahead.
11 Res Hall Room Essentials
There are lots of things you’ll want to bring to make your residence hall your new home, but we’ve compiled a list of the top eleven helpful items that you might not think about. Links are in the blog to order from online shops, but remember to support your local businesses when you have the opportunity!
Are you wondering how to get ready for your Mercer journey? We've put together some campus resources to help you prepare to join us in the fall.
If you’ve ever been on Mercer’s campus, chances are you’ve heard some distinct words and phrases. We're sharing some Mercer lingo you'll want to learn as you prepare to join Mercer's newest incoming class. Who is Cricket? Where is the Lib? When is FCW? And what’s so great about a P.A.? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our blog.
The Story of Z Beans
In 2016, Mercer business student Shane Buerster ('18) participated in a Mercer On Mission trip to Ecuador with the goal of taking his education beyond the classroom. While there, he learned about turning coffee into a viable economic alternative to gold mining for rural communities in the country's El Oro region.
Letter to My High School Self
Senior year is full of memories that you will cherish for the rest of your life. It’s an opportunity to thank those who have shaped your character—your family, friends, teachers, coaches, and other loved ones. It’s a season to plan for the future.
What It's Like to Live with a Roommate
Having a roommate is the best! Think about it. You’ve got a gym buddy. A study buddy. A late-night-ice-cream-run buddy. But above all, you have a friend who knows exactly what you’re going through because they’re right there with you.
Why I Chose Mercer
Each person’s Mercer story is unique, but we all chose Mercer for one reason—to make a difference. Students, faculty members, and alumni have all been deeply impacted by Mercer’s mission.
With dining locations scattered across campus, we have something that’s sure to please even the most particular Bears.
You’re coming to Mercer and you can’t wait! Now you’re just trying to figure out where to live. We’re here to help you understand your housing options.
Traditional Undergraduate Students
Each student is remarkably unique, but all Mercerians share common ideals for scholarship, personal character, and achievement.
Sometimes you need a new challenge or a change of scenery. Find both in Bear Territory.
Students come to Mercer University from all kinds of backgrounds, contributing to a richly diverse academic community.
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.
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.
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.
Where Are They Now?
When your student leaves Mercer, they’ll be ready for whatever life brings. Mercerians can be found serving appointments with Teach for America, leading their own start-ups, and succeeding at top organizations like the American Cancer Society, the Atlanta Falcons, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Conde Nast, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, King & Spalding, McKesson Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, and more.
Fulbright recipients in the last ten years
of the graduating Class of 2019 was employed or in grad school six months after earning a Mercer degree
Peace Corps placements in the last six years