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Fall 2022 Class Profile
These numbers reflect the middle 50th percentile in test scores and the average GPA from our incoming class and are not minimum admissions requirements.
Average Academic GPA
The Making of a Mercerian
A Holistic Approach
We evaluate every application using the same process, starting with your transcripts. If you choose to submit your test scores, we review them at this step, as well. These are important benchmarks to ensure that you will be academically successful at Mercer. But these numbers don’t tell us who you are. That’s why we evaluate the entire application. We want to know what you’re passionate about, what your goals are, and how you plan to change the world.
|Application Dates and Deadlines|
|Date||Deadline||What does that mean?|
|November 1||Early Action I||Early Action is a non-binding admission process that gives students priority consideration for scholarships ranging up to full tuition and beyond. Students who apply by the Early Action deadline will receive an admission decision during the third week of November.|
|December 1||Early Action II||Early Action II is a non-binding admission process that gives students priority consideration for scholarships, ranging up to full tuition. Students who apply by the Early Action II deadline will receive an admission decision during the third week of December.|
|February 1||Priority Scholarship||Priority Scholarship is an admission process that gives students priority consideration for scholarships ranging up to full tuition. Applications submitted by the Priority Scholarship deadline will be evaluated on a rolling basis, beginning in January.|
|April 1||Regular Decision||Regular Decision is an admission process that encourages students to apply by April 1. Applications submitted by the Regular Decision deadline will be evaluated on a rolling basis, beginning in January.|
|Other Important Dates and Deadlines|
|Date||Deadline||What does that mean?|
|October 1||2022-2023 FAFSA Available||Access and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible to be considered for every type of financial aid available.|
|February 1||Priority FAFSA Deadline||FAFSA submissions received after February 1 will be considered only as funds remain available.|
|May 1||National Decision Day||If you plan to enroll at Mercer, submit your enrollment deposit by May 1 to secure your spot in our incoming class.|
Everything You Need
Standardized Test Scores
Test scores submitted with your application for admission may be self-reported. We will require official standardized test scores to be submitted prior to enrollment at Mercer University.
Official High School Transcript(s)
Letter of Recommendation
If you are submitting a letter of recommendation, we want to hear from one of your high school teachers or counselors about your work ethic, school engagement, academic achievement, and more.
|AP, CLEP, dual enrollment, and IB credits that satisfy University criteria may be applied toward the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree only for courses that are required in the Engineering curriculum.|
|Students may receive up to 32 hours of credit from all extra-course examinations, including AP, CLEP, and IB.|
Information Just for You
Mercer University evaluates home-schooled applicants in a manner that is appropriately comparable to other freshman applicants.
|Mathematics (including Algebra II, Geometry and a fourth mathematics for which Algebra II is a prerequisite)||4 units*|
|Science (including lab courses from life and physical sciences)||3 units*|
|Social Science (including United States and World Studies)||3 units*|
|Foreign Language (both units must be in the same language)||2 units*|
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.