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Mercer University
1021 Georgia Ave.

Macon, GA 31207
Phone: 478-301-260
E-mail Admissions

Basic Information
Class Profiles
Electives and Specialties
Tuition and Fees
Admissions and Applications

BASIC INFORMATION
Accreditation: ABA, AAL S
Degrees Granted: J. D.

Mercer University, an independent institution, was established in 1873, 80 miles south of Atlanta. The 130-acre campus houses facilities of special interest including a three-story law building built as a partial replica of Philadelphia's Independence Hall. Its library contains 304,497 hard-copy volumes and subscribes to 1,050 serial publications.

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CLASS PROFILE

2001-2002 Enrollment
Men
218
50%
Women
217
49%
Minorities
65
15%
Out of State
174
40%

Diversity
African American
9%
Asian American
2%
Hispanic
1%
Mixed race/ethnicity
1%

LSAT Scores
Percentile
not available
Median Score
153

Placement
Average Starting Salary
$26,000 to $100,000
Placement by Graduation
57% of class
Placement within 9 months
93% of class

Areas of Placement
Private practice 2-10 attorneys
28%
Private practice 11-25attorneys
5%
Private practice 26-50 attorneys
3%
Private practice 51-100 attorneys
3%
Private practice 100+ attorneys
4%
Government
13%
Business/industry
7%
Unknown
n/a
Judicial clerkships
17%
Public interest
2%
Academic
n/a

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ELECTIVES AND SPECIALTIES

Special concentrations offered include: corporate, criminal, entertainment, environmental, international, labor, family, media, securities, constitutional, property and real estate, public interest and tax law.

Students edit the Mercer Law Review, Journal of Southern Legal History and the newspaper The Janus.

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TUITION AND FEES

*all numbers are estimated annually
Tuition
On-campus room and board
Books and Supplies
EST. TOTAL
RESIDENT
$23,268
$9,945
$800
$34,013
NONRESIDENT

$23,268

$9,945
$800
$34,013

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ADMISSIONS AND APPLICATIONS
Fall: March 15
Spring: not applicable
Fee: $45

Candidates must take the LSAT and have a bachelor's degree. The school does not require any specific undergraduate courses and candidates are not interviewed.

Notification of admission decision is given on day decision is made. The February LSAT is the latest score accepted.

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