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 Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,831 in average. The school has 4,030 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,889 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 Research University (high research activity) 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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,831 in average. The school has 4,030 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 8,889 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 155 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$15,831
Student Population4,030
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs155 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Mercer University is $15,831 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $862.
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)15 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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Mercer University is $15,831. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.85% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$14,374$300
2019-2020$15,422$300
2020-2021$14,964$300
2021-2022$15,244$300
2022-2023$15,531$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 $19,518 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Mercer University$15,831
All Graduate Schools$16,002$19,518
Public$11,454$20,592
Private$19,594
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,844 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 3.87% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,844. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.87% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$14,046$2,798$14,046$2,798
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $862 at Mercer University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.77% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$799
2019-2020$857
2020-2021$831
2021-2022$847
2022-2023$862
The law school tuition at Mercer University is $41,991 for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $43,856. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Mercer University.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Mercer University
TuitionFees
Medicine$43,556$300
Pharmacy$40,087$300
Law$41,992-

Graduate Programs at Mercer

Mercer University offers 74 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, 1,520 students have completed their study at Mercer University.
Offered Degrees at Mercer University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree4461,044
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship6026
Doctor's degree - professional practice5014
Doctor's degree - other50395
Post Bachelor's Degree831
Post Master's Degree6240
Total74111,520
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Mercer University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other) program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 210 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 120 completers.
Mercer University offers 74 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,520 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,044 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 395 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 40 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) 5 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication5-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 233 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration16$39,100
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration38-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Elementary Education and Teaching119-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching22-
Secondary Education and Teaching19-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 47 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering3-
Computer Engineering3-
Computer Software Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering14-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Engineering Technology [+] 9 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Biomedical Sciences39-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Data Science, General0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 24 completers-
Religious/Sacred Music1-
Theology/Theological Studies1$29,500
Divinity/Ministry22-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Clinical Psychology20$35,500
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration15-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Music Performance1-
Conducting0-
Keyboard Instruments0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 311 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator44-
Physician Assistant70-
Athletic Training/Trainer3-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling17-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor70-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)0-
Public Health54$36,500
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor13-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing18-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing22-
Business [+] 329 completers-
Business/Commerce6$66,300
Business Administration and Management210-
Organizational Leadership27-
Accounting40$57,200
Management Science46-
Total1,044
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 13 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3$71,500
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions (other)5-
Pharmaceutical Sciences5-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Nursing Science3-
Total26
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 119 completers$46,200
Law119$46,200
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Clinical Psychology10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 266 completers-
Medicine108$52,900
Pharmacy120$105,300
Physical Therapy/Therapist38-
Total395
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 9 completers-
Divinity/Ministry9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Public Health0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Nursing Practice0-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Technical and Scientific Communication0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 0 completers-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator1-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance and Financial Management Services (other)0-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Management Science0-
Total1
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Elementary Education and Teaching18-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Total40

Graduate Student Population at Mercer

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 4,068 students enrolled into Mercer University graduate schools where it has total 8,889 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,934 full-time and 1,134 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,277 male and 2,791 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
Total4,0681,2772,791
Full-time2,9349911,943
Part-tme1,134286848
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,840 White (45.23%), 1,305 Black/African American (32.08%), 199 Hispanic (4.89%), 377 Asian (9.27%), and 347 students with other races. 163 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0681,2772,791
American Indian/Native American523
Asian377134243
Black/African American1,3052961,009
Hispanic19962137
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander202
White1,8406661,174
Two More721557
Un-Known1053570
Non-resident Alien1636796
Mercer University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 791 graduate students (19.44% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 807 graduate students (19.84% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,068
Enrolled Online Exclusively791
Enrolled Some Online Courses807
Not in Online Courses2,470
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Mercer University. 1,288 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.66% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 186 students are aged above 50 (4.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Mercer University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,0681,2772,791
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21591247
Age 22-241,229407822
Age 25-291,438480958
Age 30-34501167334
Age 35-3930988221
Age 40-4934574271
Age 50-6417847131
Over 64826

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