How to Apply
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Office of University Admissions
Atlanta, Douglas County, Henry County, Macon
How To Apply
Applicants with more than nine (9) undergraduate credit hours after high school graduation are considered transfer students. If you have fewer than nine hours of college credit, contact us for more program options.
For admission to Mercer’s bachelor’s degree completion program for busy and working adults, applicants must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Some specific programs of study have higher admission criteria—see individual academic program page to review program-specific requirements. Students with slightly below a 2.25 GPA who meet all other requirements may be considered for conditional admission. Transient and non-degree applicants should consult the nursing school or pharmacy school program of interest for any additional requirements as it relates to GPA.
Required transfer application materials include:
- Completed application for admission
- $25 non-refundable application fee ($50 for international applicants)
- High school or GED transcript* (if applicable)
- Official college transcripts* of all college-level work from all previously attended institutions
*Official documents must be received in a sealed envelope directly from the institution.
Note: Transient and non-degree applicants may submit an official copy of their most recent transcript for admission.
All application materials and admissions correspondence should be mailed to:
Henry County Regional Academic Center
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 2140
McDonough, GA 30253
After we receive all of the required documents, we’ll move quickly to evaluate your application for admission. You should receive a decision within two weeks.
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