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Mercer University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $25,256 $26,960 $28,700 $29,540 2.9%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,710 $8,015 $8,450 $8,788 4.0%
Other $1,400 $1,701 $2,001 $2,001 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $7,710 $8,015 $8,450 $8,788 4.0%
Other $1,400 $1,701 $2,001 $2,001 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,400 $1,701 $2,001 $2,001 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $35,266 $37,576 $40,351 $41,529 2.9%
Off Campus $35,266 $37,576 $40,351 $41,529 2.9%
Off Campus with Family $27,556 $29,561 $31,901 $32,741 2.6%

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,877 1,812 3,065
Percent admitted 62% 70% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 27% 16%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 445 72%
ACT 168 27%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 540 635
SAT Math 545 640
SAT Writing 510 620
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 24 31
ACT Math 23 29

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1911 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 1/31/2003 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1925 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2001 -   Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level 1/18/2005 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 10/22/2005 -   Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1978 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 4/17/2008 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 3/1/1995 -   Accredited