Mercer University Sets Record with Final Fall Enrollment

Quad Spring

MACON – Mercer University’s final fall enrollment establishes a new record, surpassing 9,000 students for the first time. A total of 9,026 students are enrolled in Mercer’s 12 schools and colleges on campuses in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah and Columbus, surpassing last year’s record final fall enrollment of 8,759 by 3%.


First-time students enrolled in Mercer’s Macon undergraduate programs numbered 951, and 87 percent of first-year students from 2019 returned for fall 2020. Freshman-to-graduation retention reached 73.2%, also a new University record.