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Mercer University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$44,363 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,166 tuition
$10,697 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$44,363 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$32,166 tuition
$10,697 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$300 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$22,136 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($5,717 avg)
81% get state aid ($4,597 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($22,136 avg)
65% get loans ($7,620 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.20% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.20% 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 $27,784 100%
Federal Grant Aid $5,717 34%
Pell Grants $4,372 34%
Other Federal Grants $3,019 15%
Institution Grant Aid $22,136 99%
State Grant Aid $4,597 81%
Student Loans $7,620 65%
Federal Loans $6,837 65%
Other Loans $9,781 5%

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
- 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 $1,072
Out of State $1,072


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 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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  • 5
  • Shelley from Dacula, GA
  • Feb-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Mercer offers scholarships to a huge percentage of students. Regardless, Mercer is the best decision I have ever made. You cannot put a price on what Mercer has to offer.

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