Mercer University Graduate Schools

Mercer University (referred to as Mercer) is a Private, 4 years school located in Macon, GA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,544 in average. The school has 4,095 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,006 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Mercer University (referred to as Mercer) is a Private, 4 years school located in Macon, GA. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1911 - Current).
Mercer Directory Information
School NameMercer University (Mercer)
Address1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA 31207
Phone478-301-2700
Webhttps://www.mercer.edu
Online Applicationhttps://undergrad.mercer.edu/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.mercer.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,544 in average. The school has 4,095 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 9,006 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 167 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 25 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,544
Student Population4,095
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs167 graduate programs
(25 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,544 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $847.
Mercer University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Mercer University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)25 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Mercer University is $15,544. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.83% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$14,370$300
2018-2019$14,374$300
2019-2020$15,422$300
2020-2021$14,964$300
2021-2022$15,244$300
The graduate school tuition & fees of Mercer is average compared to private graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Mercer University$15,544
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,216 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Mercer University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.32% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,216. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.32% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,315$2,778$12,153$2,845
2018-2019$11,616$2,778$12,522$2,778
2019-2020$12,036$2,778$12,036$2,778
2020-2021$13,070$2,778$13,070$2,778
2021-2022$13,438$2,778$13,438$2,778
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $847 at Mercer University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.93% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$798
2018-2019$799
2019-2020$857
2020-2021$831
2021-2022$847
The law school tuition at Mercer University is $41,468 for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $42,586. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Mercer University.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Mercer University
TuitionFees
Medicine$42,286$300
Pharmacy$39,109$300
Law$41,168$300

Graduate Programs at Mercer

Mercer University offers 79 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,474 students have completed their study at Mercer University.
Offered Degrees at Mercer University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree5112950
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7041
Doctor's degree - professional practice5014
Doctor's degree - other50431
Post Bachelor's Degree321
Post Master's Degree8237
Total79161,474
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Mercer University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Education program with 20 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 189 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 150 completers.
Mercer University offers 79 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,474 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 950 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 431 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 37 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)1-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 230 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration47$39,100
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Elementary Education and Teaching103-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching20-
Secondary Education and Teaching37-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)4-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 62 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering0-
Computer Engineering3-
Computer Software Engineering13-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering13-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering15-
Engineering (other)14-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Biomedical Sciences34-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 21 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)21-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] (1 completers) 22 completers-
Religious/Sacred Music1-
Theology/Theological Studies2$29,500
Divinity/Ministry19-
Psychology [+] 81 completers-
Clinical Psychology16$35,500
Counseling Psychology65-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Social Sciences10-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Music Performance3-
Conducting1-
Keyboard Instruments0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 217 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator43-
Physician Assistant70-
Athletic Training/Trainer3-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling22-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)0-
Public Health55$36,500
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing8-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing16-
Business [+] 258 completers-
Business/Commerce101$66,300
Business Administration and Management88-
Organizational Leadership0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)6-
Accounting30$57,200
Management Science0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)33-
Total950
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 22 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction11$71,500
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Counseling Psychology10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences7-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Nursing Science2-
Total41
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 125 completers$46,200
Law125$46,200
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Clinical Psychology11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 295 completers-
Medicine127$52,900
Pharmacy131$105,300
Physical Therapy/Therapist37-
Total431
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 3 completers-
Divinity/Ministry3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Public Health0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing5-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing6-
Nursing Practice0-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 0 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator1-
Total1
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 36 completers-
Education20-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Elementary Education and Teaching16-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling1-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Total37

Graduate Student Population at Mercer

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,095 students enrolled into Mercer University graduate schools where it has total 9,006 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,907 full-time and 1,188 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,330 male and 2,765 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0951,3302,765
Full-time2,9071,0191,888
Part-tme1,188311877
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,787 White (43.64%), 1,349 Black/African American (32.94%), 200 Hispanic (4.88%), 399 Asian (9.74%), and 360 students with other races. 161 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0951,3302,765
American Indian/Native American413
Asian399157242
Black/African American1,3493111,038
Hispanic20065135
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White1,7876731,114
Two More531538
Un-Known1374493
Non-resident Alien1616398
Mercer University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 848 graduate students (20.71% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,035 graduate students (25.27% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,095
Enrolled Online Exclusively848
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,035
Not in Online Courses2,212

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