MACON - Two teams of Mercer On Mission students will travel to Vietnam this week to provide aid to amputees and health care to the poor. The trip begins Thursday for the nearly 40 students and faculty from schools and colleges across Mercer's Macon and Atlanta campuses. The groups will return on June 25.
LITHIA SPRINGS - Mercer University's Douglas County Regional Academic Center will begin its second session of spring semester on Friday, March 10. Adults interested in earning a bachelor's degree through the center's evening and weekend programs are invited to a free open house Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Academic advisors, professors, financial planning representatives and admissions counselors will be available to answer questions and discuss programs.        
Mercer University's National Collegiate Wrestling Association team left Friday for the NCWA Southeastern Conference championship in Gainesville, Fla.   Mercer has three of six wrestlers ranked in their respected weight classes, with Richard Sexton ranked second in his weight class (197 lbs). Competing against 21 other colleges and universities in the southeast, Mercer wrestlers hope to qualify for the NCWA national competition in Grand Rapids, Mich.    The University of Central Florida and Pensacola Christian College are both two-time national champions and bring tough competition to the southeast conference. Among other teams competing include the University of Georgia, Auburn, University of Alabama and University of Florida.
Bill Underwood readily admits he has "lofty ambitions" for Mercer University.
McDONOUGH/LITHIA SPRINGS - Beginning in August, Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies will offer a new undergraduate major, human resources administration and development, at the Henry County and Douglas County Regional Academic Centers. The program will be offered in a flexible evening and weekend format that also includes hybrid online and face-to-face courses.
MACON – Mercer University’s endowment at the end of the 2021 calendar year eclipsed half-a-billion dollars, reaching a record $502,116,183. The market rate of the institution’s endowment was up more than $25 million from year-end 2020. The endowment was...
MACON - Mercer University's fall enrollment increased by a healthy 5.2 percent over the fall of 2007, setting a record as the highest enrollment in Mercer's history.Based on official 15th class day numbers, Mercer has enrolled a total of 7,573 students, shattering the previous record fall enrollment of 7,200, set in 2001 and tied last fall. The 599 entering freshmen on the Macon campus recorded 25th/75th percentile SAT scores of 1080/1290. It is the largest freshman class since 2005. The most significant gains in enrollment were recorded in Mercer's Tift College of Education, which saw an increase of 314 students, or 21.9 percent over last year's figures. Other significant increases were recorded by the College of Continuing and Professional Studies - up 81 students, or 11.8 percent over last year - and the School of Medicine, which showed an increase of 54 students, or 15 percent, including 30 first-year M.D. students in the School's new four-year medical program on the Savannah...
ATLANTA - The College of Continuing and Professional Studies of Mercer University will hold a free information session on its new Master of Science in Public Safety Leadership program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, on the University's Atlanta campus. The event will be held in Room 213 of the Davis Building, 3001 Mercer University Dr., off I-85 just inside the northeast perimeter. Professors, administrators, and admissions and financial aid counselors will be available to talk with attendees.
ATLANTA - Mercer University's Board of Trustees today approved a $185.4 million operating budget for next year, a $4 million, or 2.3 percent, increase over the current budget. Tuition for Mercer's undergraduate programs will increase by 3.48 percent. Last year's increase for Macon undergraduate programs was 2.9 percent, compared with increases of 6.5 percent in 2008, 6.8 percent in 2007 and 7 percent in 2006. Tuition increases for graduate and professional programs range from 1 percent to 4.4 percent.