LL.M. Program

Mercer Law's LL.M. in Federal Criminal Practice and Procedure is the only program in the nation designed for law school graduates seeking to prepare themselves for federal criminal practice as a prosecutor, Federal Defender, or private defense counsel.

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Cost of Attendance

Mercer University School of Law is committed to expending its resources and professional energy in a manner calculated to producing the most positive results for our students because we understand that law school is a significant investment of a student's resources.

Tuition and Fees for the 2014-15 academic year will be $37,260.

The cost of living in Macon is very affordable. A living expense allowance of $20,540 is budgeted in your cost of attendance in addition to tuition and fees. This allowance should be adequate to meet your needs for the nine-month academic year.

The monthly living expense budget for the academic year is:

$660- Rent

$335- Utilities

$260- Food

$275- Transportation

$210- Personal


The living expense budget also includes the following annual costs:

$1,482- Books

$1,644- Health Insurance

$1,754- Anticipated Loan Fees

More than 90 percent of Mercer students receive financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and work study.

Information regarding refunds can be found in the student handbook.


Did you know?

With Atlanta just 80 miles away, Mercer Law students can also enjoy the vast array of activities of a metropolitan city.

Class Statistics
Entering Fall 2013

As of Opening Day,
August 19, 2013

Applications Received: 1030
Applicants Accepted: 639
Students Enrolled: 187

Median LSAT: 152
25th-75th LSAT percentile: 148-154
Median GPA: 3.38
25th-75th GPA percentile: 3.06-3.60

Percentage Women: 49%
Percentage Students of Color: 25%

Average Age: 25
Majors Represented: 41
Undergraduate Schools: 79

GRADUating CLASS OF 2014:
87.9% employed or enrolled
in a full time LLM or graduate program

Mercer Law’s Bar Passage Rate:
87% of first-time test takers passed the Georgia bar (July 2013)