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Mercer University Admissions

Mercer admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 73%. Students that get into Mercer have an average SAT score between 1170-1340 or an average ACT score of 25-30. The regular admissions application deadline for Mercer is July 1. Interested students can apply for early action, and the Mercer early action deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
4,749
SAT Range
1170-1340
SAT Reading
590-670
SAT Math
580-670
Students Submitting SAT
46%
ACT Range
25-30
ACT English
24-28
ACT Math
24-31
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
53%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
July 1
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$50
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
75%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.51 responses
Poll
78%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.51 responses
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