Residential 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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Macon, GA 31207
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE:
Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks are no longer required on campus for faculty, staff, students, and guests who have been fully vaccinated. However, to protect the health of our campus community, we ask that guests who have not been fully vaccinated continue to wear a mask throughout their time on campus. We will continue to offer alternative virtual visit opportunities and we are fully committed to serving you and your family in the days ahead.
21 Things to Add to Your Macon Bucket List
Mercer is proud to call Macon its home, and we’re excited for incoming students to call Macon home, too. From floating down the Ocmulgee River to catching a concert at one of Macon’s historic venues or checking out one of the local restaurants downtown, there’s always something fun to do!
Where to Eat on Campus
As you consider what life will be like as a Mercer student, you may find yourself asking “Where can I eat on campus?” and “Is the food good?” We have something that’s sure to please even the most particular Bears. Not too hot. Not too cold. Just right. Check out our blog for a look at places to eat on campus.
What It's Like to Live with a Roommate
Having a roommate is the best! Think about it. You never have to worry about who to sit with in the Caf. You don’t have to binge watch all ten seasons of Friends alone. 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.
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. Check out our blog for details along with a few photos from each of the residence halls typically reserved for first-year students.
Minority Mentor Program
Mercer's Minority Mentor Program provides support for first-year students to have a smoother transition to life at Mercer. We followed two pairs of students in Mercer's Minority Mentor Program to hear what it's like to be a part of this program.
On-Campus Job Opportunities
Check out our blog for tips about how to find the perfect job on campus.
Residential 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 2020 was employed or in grad school six months after earning a Mercer degree
Peace Corps placements in the last six years