Required Application Materials Include:
Fall Session I (August) - August 1
Fall Session II (October) - October 1
Spring Session I (January) - December 1
Spring Session II (March) - March 1
Summer (May) - April 15
Application Fee - Please include the $25 application fee ($100 for international applicants) in the form of a check or money order made payable to Mercer University. Bank or credit cards are accepted, please do not send cash.
The application fee is nonrefundable and cannot be applied toward tuition.
Joint Services Transcript – An official Joint Services Transcript is suggested, but not required, for individuals who have military experience. Additional information regarding how to request a transcript is available at https://jst.doded.mil/official.html.
Application materials may be mailed to:
Henry County Regional Academic Center
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 2140
McDonough, GA 30253
Additional Requirements for International Applicants
B. Official Translations - Documents submitted in a language other than English must be accompanied by official translations.
C. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - The TOEFL or IELTS is required for international applicants whose primary language is not English. The scores may not be more than two years old. Official score reports must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions by the Educational Testing Service. The Educational Testing Service institution code for submission of official score reports is 5025. Unofficial copies of the score report may be included with the application for initial review and evaluation. This does not replace the requirement of an official score report for those applicants who are offered admission.
Exception: The TOEFL is not required of international applicants who have attended another U.S. institution and completed freshman English Composition I and II with grades of "C" or higher.
D. Financial Guarantee - International applicants who wish to obtain an I-20 for F-1 visa must include financial documentation showing ability to finance tuition and living expenses for one year. Financial documents must have a current date and indicate available funds of US $25,000.
E. Visa Status - International Applicants Who are Currently in the United States - Documentation of your current visa status must be submitted with the self-managed application. (Copy of I-20 and I-94 if on an F-1 visa; copy of visa stamp and I-94 if on another type of visa; or copy of Resident Alien card [front and back] if classified as a Resident Alien.)
Instructions for Undergraduate Transient Applicants
- $25 non-refundable application fee
- Letter of authorization completed by the home institution that certifies good standing, grants permission to take Mercer University courses, and specifies which course(s) may be taken.