Mercer University: Courses, Admission, Cost ,Macon,USA

  • Macon,USA
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Mercer University was founded in 1833 by some Georgia Baptists. The school was run by a Baptist minister and spiritual leader - Father Adiel Sherwood. The school was named after Jesse Mercer, who was a prominent Baptist leader. He was the first chairman of the Mercer board of trustees. The school has come a long way from its humble beginning and is now a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

The university has campuses in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah, and Columbus, two regional academic centers in the state, a university press, and five teaching hospitals. The School of Medicine in 2012 opened a clinical site in Columbus for third- and fourth-year students. In 2021, it will expand to a full four-year campus of the medical school. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Currently, the University has a total of 8,759 students enrolled in various programs. Mercer University has 12 schools and colleges, which offer liberal arts, sciences, law, pharmacy, medicine, health care, counseling, and human services, education, theology, engineering, journalism, music, nursing, theology, and more. Mercer University has several colleges offering a plethora of subjects and specialization. Some of the colleges include College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Law, School of Engineering, School of Business, College of Education, School of Theology, College of Professional Advancement, School of Music, College of Pharmacy

The university has campuses in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah, and Columbus, two regional academic centers in the state, a university press, and five teaching hospitals. The School of Medicine in 2012 opened a clinical site in Columbus for third- and fourth-year students. In 2021, it will expand to a full four-year campus of the medical school. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Currently, the University has a total of 8,759 students enrolled in various programs. Mercer University has 12 schools and colleges, which offer liberal arts, sciences, law, pharmacy, medicine, health care, counseling, and human services, education, theology, engineering, journalism, music, nursing, theology, and more. Mercer University has several colleges offering a plethora of subjects and specialization. Some of the colleges include College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Law, School of Engineering, School of Business, College of Education, School of Theology, College of Professional Advancement, School of Music, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Health Professions, and School of Medicine.

Students from anywhere around have access to the University's program. The online programs are technology-driven and are very convenient and flexible. The teaching faculty for the online courses have well-qualified and have years of training experience in online teaching. Online students get the same academic support and access to all the resources like the on-campus students. In 2018, it was reclassified as a doctoral university with its active research activities.

Mercer University is a multi-locational university with several colleges offering a whole range of subjects. Students who cannot take classroom enrolment can quickly sign up for their online program. These are convenient, flexible, and are fully supported by the faculty. Besides, they have access to all the resources of the college. The three important tenets are quality learning, leadership development, and community involvement. The Local Engagement Against Poverty (LEAP) is a student drive initiative that addresses the problems affecting those living below the poverty line in their local communities.

The University's Alumni Association, governed by a National Board of Directors. Around 82,000 Mercer alumni, including graduates of Tift College, live in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries. Some notable alumni are Steve Berry, popular best-selling author of 19 novels including several New York Times bestsellers, Big James Henderson, a power-lifter who competed in the International Powerlifting Federation and won five world bench press titles from 1994 to 1998, Leila Denmark, a nationally-renowned pediatrician who practiced medicine past her 100th birthday, John Birch, missionary and spy in China during World War II; namesake of the John Birch Society, and numerous other professionals who have excelled in their careers.

Year of establishment1833
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UG/PG Course Ratio0.84
Faculty/Student Ratio20
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 329 million
No.of Campuses5
Accommodation expenses9928 USD
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Mercer University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MIM(2 Courses)(16-24 months)INR 9.92 L - 14.39 L
MS(6 Courses)(18 months-3 years)INR 6.98 L - 27.02 L
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(1 year-2 years)INR 15.35 L - 23.03 L
B.Sc.(5 Courses)(4 years)INR 28.13 L
B.E. / B.Tech(8 Courses)(4 years)INR 28.13 L
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)INR 28.13 L
MEM(1 Courses)(18-24 months)INR 11.96 L

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MIM(2 Courses)

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: 6.5 & Above

MS(6 Courses)

: 300.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

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: 6.5 & Above

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: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

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: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

BBA(1 Courses)

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: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

MEM(1 Courses)

: 300.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

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MS INR 23.6 L
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BE/Btech INR 27 L
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BSc INR 26.8 L
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BBA INR 24.8 L
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MA INR 23.8 L
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MIM INR 27.7 L
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MBA INR 28 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 27.7 L
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MArch INR 31 L
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MEM INR 23.1 L
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BHM INR 23.8 L
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MDes INR 35.3 L
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MASc INR 22.5 L
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Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 79
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 510
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SAT: 1027
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ACT: 41
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University CityMacon, Georgia, USA

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1501 Mercer University Dr, Macon, Georgia 31207
Macon ( Georgia)

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