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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.


Dates and Deadlines

Before you begin your application, take a look at your important dates and deadlines.

First-Year Students and International Students Graduating from a School in Georgia
Date Deadline
October 15 Early Action
February 1 Priority Scholarship
April 1 Regular Decision
Transfer Students
Entry Term Priority Deadline
Fall April 15
Spring November 15
Summer Session I March 15
Summer Session II March 15

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Pick Your Preference

The Common Application

The Common App makes it easy for first-year students and transfer students to apply to multiple colleges and universities at one time.

The Mercer Application

The Mercer application is open to first-year and transfer students as well as international students graduating from a high school in the state of Georgia.

Mercer Global Application

This application is designed for non-citizens or not permanent residents who are graduating from a secondary school (high school) in a different U.S. state outside of Georgia or from another country outside of the U.S.
Counselor and Family

Your Point of Contact

If you have any questions during the application process, contact your admissions counselor. They're your main point of contact in the Office of University Admissions.

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