Consumer Information

Standard 509 Report – Mercer Law – 2023 (PDF)

  • Admissions Data
  • Tuition, Fees, Living Costs, Financial Aid, Conditional Scholarships and Refunds
    Please Note: Mercer Law School does not provide conditional scholarships therefore we do not post an ABA “conditional scholarship retention worksheet.”
  • Enrollment Data and Attrition
  • Number of Full and Part-time Faculty and Administrators
  • Library Resources
  • Bar Passage Data
  • Graduation Rates

Bar Passage Report

Curricular Concentrations & Programs

2024-2025 Academic Calendar

Law Student Handbook

  • Refund policy (p. 43-44)
  • Transfer of Credit Policy (p. 30)

Academic Policies

  • Academic Requirements


Employment Summary Report



Founded in 1873, Mercer University School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the United States and the first one in the state of Georgia accredited by the American Bar Association.

After a $15 million gift from George W. Woodruff, the Law School initiated an innovative curriculum that reinforced its commitment to small classes and professional skills-oriented approach to legal education. As a result, the Woodruff Curriculum has long been viewed as a model for law schools across America, earning the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the ABA for its “depth and excellence of the Woodruff Curriculum and its commitment to professionalism”, as well as other awards for service and professional skills proficiency.

Mercer University School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

For more information contact:

Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association

321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Qualifications for Admission to the Bar

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Class Statistics 2023
As of Opening Day, August 15, 2023

Total Applications Received: 930
Total Applications Accepted: 428
152 Total number of students enrolled
53% Female
47% Male
23% Students of Color
23 Average Age (Age Range: 19-54)
155 Median LSAT
         25th-75th Percentile: 153-158
3.59 Median GPA
         25th-75th Percentile: 3.33-3.71
52 Colleges and Universities represented
40 Majors represented
99% of students receive some amount of financial aid
95.83% of the Class of 2021 graduates were employed or enrolled in a full-time LLM program within 10 months of graduation.


The Law School’s current building is on Coleman Hill, a well-known landmark on the Macon skyline. The 90,000-square-foot facility is modeled after Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA., the location where the Declaration of Independence was debated, adopted and signed.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Mercer University is committed to providing equal educational programs or activities, and equal employment opportunities to all qualified students, employees, and applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, or religion, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws, including Title IX. Inquiries concerning this policy may be directed to the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer, Human Resources, phone 478-301-5121, or the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Audit and Compliance, phone 478-301-2788,, 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, Georgia 31207. In cases of Title IX concerns, these concerns may be referred to the Office of Civil Rights.