Mercer University is a four-year private school located in Macon, Georgia. Mercer was founded in 1833 by Billington McCarthy Sanders as a boys’ preparatory school. MU was originally affiliated with Baptism but is no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination. Mercer has three campuses: the main campus in Macon, a graduate and professional education campus in Atlanta, and a four-year campus of the School of Medicine in Savannah.
Mercer University offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctorate degrees. Colleges and schools within Mercer University include:
- College of Liberal Arts
- Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
- School of Engineering
- Tift College of Education
- Townsend School of Music
- Penfield College
- Walter F. George School of Law
- James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology
- School of Medicine
- College of Pharmacy
- Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
- College of Health Professions
Mercer also offers online and flexible-format degrees through its Working Adult Programs. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend, as well as online. Online programs are taught by the same faculty as traditional classroom programs, and students can earn degrees and certifications at all academic levels.