Mercer University

Mercer University is a private university based in Macon, Georgia. Mercer serves a student body of over 8,000 students, and is the only institution in the southern region of the U.S. that offers programs in engineering, medicine, pharmacy, liberal arts, and law, all at the same university.

Mercer is organized into the following 12 colleges and schools: Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Professions, Business, Education, Law, Music, Liberal Arts, Engineering, Continuing and Professional Studies, and Theology.

In addition to its main campus in Macon, Mercer University also operates a four-year campus of the School of Medicine in Savannah, as well as a graduate and professional education campus in Atlanta. Mercer also maintains teaching hospitals in Savannah, Macon, and Columbus; regional academic centers in Newnan, Eastman, Douglas County, and Henry County; a performing arts center (the Grand Opera House) in Macon; and the Mercer Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Mercer University #1 in the category of Best Value (Southern region). It is consistently ranked in the top 10 percentile of all universities and colleges throughout the country by The Princeton Review. Mercer was one of 113 universities in the United States to be included among the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and was recognized for its exemplary community involvement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Even more, Mercer University's campus was ranked among the top 5 most beautiful campuses in the country.

Online Degrees at Mercer University
Through the Penfield College division of Mercer, the university offers its students the opportunity to earn their degree via online distance learning. Mercer University offers fully online learning program, campus learning programs and a combination of the two for its students. State-of-the-art web-based learning tools, including proven online course management systems such as Moodle and Blackboard, make online learning at Mercer convenient, flexible and enjoyable.

Penfield College at Mercer offers two online degree-completion programs, a large variety of general education courses, a graduate certificate, and bachelor's level major coursework entirely online. Again, students can complete their entire degree online or they can also take campus-based programs to compliment their online degree.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (478) 301-2700
Address: 1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Medium ( 4,400+ undergrad, 3,900+ grad )
Award Levels: Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 29,397
Out-of-State Tuition $ 29,412
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 12 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Commerce
International Business Trade Commerce
Communication and Journalism
General Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Information Science Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
General Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
Regional Studies (us, Canadian, Foreign)
Women's Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
Physician Assistant
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies
Public Health
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christian Studies
Physical Sciences
Counseling Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy
Human Services
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity Ministry
Religious Sacred Music
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