Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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Mercer University

With campuses in Macon and Atlanta, Georgia, Mercer University focuses on research and professional experience as an integral part of its academic curriculum.

  • #153 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Top 50 Best Value Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

Mercer Global offers 130+ undergraduate and 4 graduate programs. Top-ranked programs and popular majors include business, management, marketing, engineering, biomedical sciences, psychology, and social sciences.

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Education
  • School of Music
  • College of Health Professions

Life in Macon, Georgia

Macon is a soulful town known for its legendary music heritage, outdoor activities, picturesque architecture, arts events, and research opportunities.


Recent Internships



Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

Cherlene Xinxin


Atlanta Workshop Players



Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Important Dates

Fall 2020

Application Deadline

July 20, 2020

Payment Deadline

July 28, 2020

Move-in Date

August 11, 2020

Program Start

August 12, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, campus location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and our Career Accelerator Program — are included with tuition.


Typical cost for two semesters











Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

Mercer University


  • Top 200 National Universities
  • 8,756 total enrollment
  • 3.3% international students
  • Small southern city

Mercer Global

Applications are no longer open

Deadline December 9, 2019

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