Mercer Law School
 
Prospective Students
 

Getting to Mercer Law

The Walter F. George School of Law enjoys its own mini-campus atop Coleman Hill, with a spectacular view of downtown Macon. The main campus of Mercer University is about a mile away on College Street.

Directions

From Atlanta - Take I-75 S to Macon. In Macon, take I-16 to Savannah. Take the first exit, which is the Spring Street Exit, and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two traffic lights and Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Athens - Take HWY 441 to Eatonton, then HWY 129 to Gray and on to Macon. HWY 129 becomes Spring Street once you enter Macon. Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Savannah - Take I-16 W to Macon. Take the Second Street Exit and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. At the second light, turn right onto Mulberry Street. Follow Mulberry for a short distance, until the left lane forks into Georgia Avenue. Take the fork, and Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

From Columbus - Take U.S. 80 to I-75 N to Macon. Take I-16 to Savannah. Take the first exit, which is the Spring Street Exit, and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Go through two traffic lights and Spring Street will yield right into Georgia Avenue. Mercer Law School is on the hill on the right.

Local Accommodations

This a list of recommended hotels for your stay in Macon. They are convenient to both the school and popular Macon destinations.

Downtown:

Hilton Garden Inn* 
1220 Stadium Dr
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 741-5527

1842 Inn Bed and Breakfast*
353 College St 
Macon, GA 31201 
(478) 741-1842

Macon Marriott City Center 
240 Coliseum Drive 
Macon, GA 31217 
(478) 621-5300

North Macon:

Courtyard by Marriott
3990 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 477-8899

Fairfield Inn & Suites
4035 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 738-9007

Hampton Inn & Suites
3954 River Place Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 803-5000

La Quinta Inns & Suites
3944 River Place Dr 
Macon, GA 31210 
(478) 474-8107

Residence Inn by Marriott
3900 Sheraton Dr
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 475-4280

 

*These hotels offer special Mercer rates

 

 
did-you-know
Mercer Law offers an LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure, the first of its kind in the nation.



Class Statistics

As of Opening Day, August 18, 2014


Applications Received: 840
Applicants Accepted: 506
Student Enrolled: 146
 
Median LSAT: 152
25th-75th LSAT percentile: 147-155
 
Median GPA: 3.29
25th-75th GPA percentile: 3.05-3.50
 
Women: 51%
Students of Color: 23%
 
Average Age: 25
Majors Represented: 33
Undergraduate Schools: 70

Georgia Bar Passage Rate: 87%

Graduating Class of 2013:
87.9% employed or enrolled in a full time LLM or graduate program