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.
College Essays Dos and Don'ts
The college essay is a great opportunity to tell the committee reading your application more about yourself and is a great way to communicate your personality. Our blog has a few recommendations to help you craft an essay that will enhance your application.
At Mercer, we want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best college choice for yourself and your family. There are a lot of admissions terms you may not be familiar with yet, so check out our blog for a helpful list of common terms and what they mean.
Tips for your College Visit
College visits are exciting, and maybe a little overwhelming sometimes, too. Check out our blog for tips to help ease the process and make the most of each visit!
Navigating Financial Aid
At Mercer, we want to walk with you through every step of the financial aid process! We want you to feel empowered in your knowledge of financial aid, and we are here to answer any questions you have. Check out our blog for a guide to financial aid with some important information!
3 Tips for Virtual Visits
The importance of campus visits cannot be overstated. With all the virtual tours and events universities are creating right now, there is a lot to take advantage of. Check out our blog for three tips for virtual visits!
6 Reasons to Apply Early
The college application process may seem daunting sometimes, but it doesn’t have to be. Starting the process early can help give you time to make the best decision for yourself. Check out our blog for six reasons why applying early can make your college search process easier!
Should I Apply Test Optional?
At Mercer, we understand that student success doesn't necessarily correlate with standardized test scores. Our students are more than just a number, which is why we look at a variety of factors to ensure students will be successful at Mercer.
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.
Traditional Undergraduate Students
Each student is remarkably unique, but all Mercerians share common ideals for scholarship, personal character, and achievement.
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Students come to Mercer University from all kinds of backgrounds, contributing to a richly diverse academic community.
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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