Working Adults Undergraduate Admissions

Bachelor’s degree programs designed with you and your busy schedule in mind.

Mercer For You
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Next Start Date is January 6

New students may be eligible for a $500 scholarship.

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Changing the world starts with changing a life. Yours.

When we think of college students, we don’t envision what they’re wearing, when they were born, or what they were before they were a college student. At Mercer, it’s about the ideas in their minds, the potential in their hearts, and how we can help them bring all that good stuff out into the world. When we picture a student, we see people who want to learn. And that could be anyone, from anywhere, at any time in life.

Find Your Fit

On campus. Online. On your time.

Our evening, weekend, and online programs are designed to fit your busy lifestyle.

I highly recommend Mercer for any adult who can handle college coursework, but had to put their education on hold due to life. I started my college career in 2010, and took a four-year break from 2012-2016. I am a first generation college graduate and I'm proud to have Mercer be part of that story.

Gregory Gleaton, Informatics, '19

Gregory Gleaton

Mercer was very convenient to my work and home, and I also loved the small classroom sizes where I could get to know my fellow students and my professors.

Julie Almand, Psychology, '17

Julie Almand

When I decided to finally go back and finish my degree, I wanted it to matter. I wanted to have some of the college experience I missed while getting a quality education. I felt like Mercer offered all of that.

Scott Markle, General Business, '17

Scott Markle

In an increasingly competitive job market, the more education you have, the better. Evening classes allowed me to carry on with my daytime routine while furthering my education.

Phylena Barrett, Early Learning and Development, '19

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Facts and Figures

We believe the proof is in the results. That’s why we’re proud to have a proven track record of helping busy students like you earn a degree and graduate—ready to make an impact on the world, no matter what you study.

  • 4

    Mercer University locations in Metro Atlanta and Macon

  • 35

    average of our professional-aged students

  • 35+

    undergraduate programs available for working adults

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Tuition and Financial Aid

The prospect of moving up in your career is enticing. That’s why, at Mercer, we work with you to help make your education affordable and your career goals possible. From scholarships and loans to part-time employment, we’ve got options for you.

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We know that a big part of deciding which school is for you is whether or not you can see yourself there. Attend one of our information sessions to meet with our admissions team and experience our culture of excellence, service, and leadership.