Mercer University

Women's D1 Coach: Derek Schroeder
7 / 10
4,797 Undergrads / 8,740 Students
6 / 10
$21,696 Net Price
3 / 10
74% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Atlantic Sun Conf. (ASUN)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
52% / 66%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
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Skylar Kelly Villa Maria Academy High School Phoenixville , PA DEF
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Aug 1-2 '20
Macon, GA
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Macon Georgia Area
  • Savannah Georgia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Jacksonville Florida Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Augusta Georgia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Columbus Georgia Area
Where Grads Work
  • AT&T
  • United States Air Force
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools
  • CVS Caremark Corporation
  • Kroger
  • US Army
  • Walgreens
  • Emory Healthcare
  • Fulton County Schools
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Emory University
  • Georgia Power Company
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Walmart
  • Delta Air Lines
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Administrative
  • Legal
  • Research
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
550 - 640
580 - 670
1160 - 1350
24 - 32
24 - 28
25 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 510 - 610 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 5,034 1,998 3,036
% Admitted 74% 74% 74%
% Admits That Enroll 24% 27% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.82
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (17%)
    Business (17%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (13%)
    Engineering (12%)
    Engineering, General (12%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
    Education (8%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (6%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Elementary Education and Teaching (3%)
    Biochemistry (3%)
    Early Childhood Education and Teaching (3%)
    Business/Commerce, General (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$37,808
    Books & Supplies$1,200
    Cost of Living$12,036
    Personal Expenses$2,778
    Sticker Price$53,822

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship99%$30,208
    Federal Grants29%$6,325
    Pell Grants29%$5,174
    Other Federal13%$2,507
    State & Local Grants83%$5,695
    Institutional Grants99%$23,771
    Student Loans55%$8,104
    Federal Loans54%$5,602
    Other Loans13%$10,716

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $346 Million $39,586

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $21,350 $271

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 5.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with beachvolleyball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,573 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $48,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.37 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 52% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 9 8
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 8 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 6 3
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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