Mercer University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Mercer University is 13:1, and the school has 66 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Mercer University include: Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Social Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 15%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15%
Engineering 12%
Social Sciences 10%
Psychology 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - other, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 83%
4-year graduation rate 43%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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