Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Mercer University (Macon, GA)


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Mercer University is ranked 39 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 129 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 46%
Applicants who took ACT 54%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69939%
600+49%

SAT Math Score

700+11%
600-69944%
600+55%

ACT Score

30-3623%
24-2963%
24+86%

Students applied4,836
Students admitted3,354
Admission rate69%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate49%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$35,700
Fees$300
Room and board$11,315
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$48,515

Cost after need-based aid$24,106
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,702

Average debt at graduation$28,194

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$46,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met86%
Average need-based aid$24,409
Average non-need-based aid$19,813

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,046

Full-Time

Men1,452
Women1,546

Part-Time

Men26
Women22

Freshmen retained87%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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