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Mercer University (GA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private8,740 StudentsIn State: $53,822/yrOut of state: $53,822/yr

Mercer University offers 95% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $20,411. Mercer University is a private college located in Macon, Georgia. Its student population is 8,740. It is a four-year, medium, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 72%. Mercer University 4 year graduation rate is 47% .


Merit Aid Stats For Mercer University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$20,411

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$5,909

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 72%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.9
  • Avg. ACT 27.5
  • Avg. SAT 1260
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Upcoming Deadlines For Mercer University


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Oct 15
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Nov 5
  • Mercer University - Send test score
    Jul 1

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  • Application fee $50

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 TX 3.1 1270 0 Early Action $48153 $17000 Yes $0 $31153 $0 $0 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Mercer University $53,822 95% $20,411 72%
Wittenberg University $53,844 97% $22,445 74%
Lebanon Valley College $60,710 96% $22,205 78%
Goucher College $63,850 99% $22,146 80%
Lenoir Rhyne University $53,920 98% $21,689 74%
Valparaiso University $56,900 93% $21,425 89%
Pacific University $62,156 98% $21,358 85%
John Carroll University $59,892 98% $21,275 83%
Saint Michael's College $62,264 95% $21,137 83%
Mount St. Mary's University $58,620 94% $20,831 68%
Lynchburg College $55,390 94% $20,213 n/a%*
Dominican University Of California $47,469 91% $20,178 87%
Sewanee The University Of The South $62,690 93% $19,708 65%
University Of Portland $64,970 96% $19,661 75%
Stonehill College $63,540 95% $19,657 70%
University Of Puget Sound $68,146 98% $19,290 88%
Hamline University $54,056 97% $19,218 67%
Loyola University Chicago $63,573 96% $19,101 68%
Drew University $58,488 91% $18,859 69%
Gordon College $52,436 98% $18,764 75%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Mercer University $53,822 95% $20,411 72%
Covenant College $49,420 96% $17,225 97%
Sewanee The University Of The South $62,690 93% $19,708 65%
Agnes Scott College $56,360 100% $29,405 70%
Lynchburg College $55,390 94% $20,213 0%
Oglethorpe University $57,460 100% $24,348 62%
The University Of Tennessee Chattanooga $38,832 93% $4,145 76%
Lipscomb University $51,454 99% $14,574 60%
Lenoir Rhyne University $53,920 98% $21,689 74%
Loyola University New Orleans $58,652 90% $17,851 94%
Palm Beach Atlantic University $51,086 98% $13,237 95%
Marymount University $50,105 91% $15,736 91%
Hollins University $56,940 100% $35,233 64%
Centre College $56,910 94% $26,378 73%
Bridgewater College $53,000 97% $24,025 66%
Queens University Of Charlotte $48,968 97% $14,110 79%
Wheeling Jesuit University $42,290 100% $12,850 86%
Bellarmine University $58,920 98% $28,405 86%
Troy University n/a * 93% $5,965 88%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Mercer University 72 $85,100
University Of Wisconsin Eau Claire 78 $93,600
Washington College 64 $93,500
Hawaii Pacific University 75 $93,500
Allegheny College 64 $93,500
Ohio University Main Campus 78 $93,300
Suny College At Geneseo 65 $93,300
Central Washington University 78 $93,200
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Mercer University 72 $53,822
Campbell University 76 $48,473
Point Park University 65 $48,510
Rutgers University Camden 71 $48,560
Nova Southeastern University 79 $48,590
Hope College 76 $48,680
Taylor University 78 $48,755
Olivet Nazarene University 65 $48,770
La Salle University 81 $48,800
Mount Mercy University 63 $48,877
St Francis College 77 $48,888
Queens University Of Charlotte 79 $48,968
Bradley University 67 $48,990
Saint Xavier University 74 $49,096
University Of Dubuque 73 $49,130
Shenandoah University 70 $49,240
Ohio Northern University 68 $49,392
Rivier University 73 $49,652
Michigan Technological University 74 $49,778
College Of Saint Elizabeth 73 $49,865
Thiel College 76 $49,886
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Mercer University 72 47%
Centenary University 67 51%
Norwich University 66 51%
Bradley University 67 51%
Molloy College 81 51%
Appalachian State University 69 51%
Monmouth College 69 51%
University Of Minnesota Morris 63 50%
Lasell College 80 50%
Cleveland Institute Of Art 73 50%
Cornish College Of The Arts 77 50%
Savannah College Of Art And Design 70 50%
Georgia College & State University 78 50%
Slippery Rock University Of Pennsylvania 73 50%
Capital University 73 50%
Baldwin Wallace University 74 50%
Champlain College 75 50%
Albany College Of Pharmacy And Health Sciences 72 50%
Oklahoma City University 76 50%
Wisconsin Lutheran College 80 50%
Kansas City Art Institute 69 49%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Mercer University 95% $20,411
Moravian College 100% $23,305
Cedarville University 90% $23,032
Ohio Wesleyan University 100% $22,909
Pace University New York 90% $22,832
Wittenberg University 97% $22,445
Lewis & Clark College 86% $22,324
Central College 100% $22,243
Lebanon Valley College 96% $22,205
Goucher College 99% $22,146
Dominican University 100% $21,950
Spring Hill College 87% $21,716
Lenoir Rhyne University 98% $21,689
Nazareth College 100% $21,483
Drake University 88% $20,868
Mount St. Mary's University 94% $20,831
Washington College 100% $19,897
Goshen College 100% $19,826
Aquinas College 100% $19,774
Sewanee The University Of The South 93% $19,708
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