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Mercer University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$45,401 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,820 tuition
$11,081 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$45,401 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,820 tuition
$11,081 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$21,301 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
33% get federal aid ($4,708 avg)
79% get state aid ($4,894 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($21,301 avg)
61% get loans ($8,447 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.72% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.72% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $26,719 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,708 33%
Pell Grants $4,236 33%
Other Federal Grants $1,739 9%
Institution Grant Aid $21,301 99%
State Grant Aid $4,894 79%
Student Loans $8,447 61%
Federal Loans $7,229 61%
Other Loans $9,175 8%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
award details Y Y Y
award details Y Y
- Y Y
$1,500 Y Y
- Y Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Mercer University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(800) 840-8577
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,094
Out of State $1,094


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Maria from TN
  • Jul-11-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The journalism program is literally one of a kind. There's no other program like it in the country.

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  • 5
  • Michael from Alexandria, VA
  • Jun-23-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings is a phenomenally great deal if you happen to get in. Luv it

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  • 5
  • Jennifer from Fitzgerald, GA
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    Mercer is a private college so it automatically costs more than your car. However, it is totally worth it. Mercer is a great place for all students and has the most bang for your buck than any private college.

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  • 4
  • Mercer Student
  • May-14-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a little expensive to say the least but there are plenty of things to do at Mercer to make sure you have the best time possible. Not to mention the fact that many graduate schools and professional schools recognize the rigorous course load that Mercer puts on its students. Mercer also offers free admission to all athletic games held on campus as well as an initial scholarship, based on a combination of high school GPA and SAT scores.

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