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Mercer University – Walter F. George School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
61%
Number students applying:
829
Number students accepted:
505
First-year attrition rate:
17%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
154
Median:
152
25th percentile:
147

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.50
Median:
3.29
25th percentile:
3.05

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $37,260 0
Non-resident $37,260 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $20,219
Off Campus $20,219                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
427
Number students enrolled full-time:
426
Number students enrolled part-time:
1
Number of first-year students:
146

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
33%
% Women students:
51%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
11%
% Minority students:
25%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Mercer Law Review, Journal of Southern Legal History
% of students involved in law journals:
15%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
5%
% of students in field placements:
35%
% of students in simulation courses:
196%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Finance,
Public Interest Law,
Criminal Justice,
International Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 69% 98
National Employment Rate 2013 66% 103
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer GA 90% 107
State 2nd Largest Employer FL 3% 3
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 1% 1
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer GA 86% 130
State 2nd Largest Employer AL 2.3% 3
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 1.5% 2

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0.8%
Law Firm 2-10
30.8%
Law Firm 11-25
9.2%
Law Firm 26-50
6.9%
Law Firm 51-100
0.8%
Law Firm 101-250
3.8%
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
3.1%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
7.7%
Government
15.4%
Public Interest / Service
0
Clerkships Federal
3.1%
Clerkships State / Local
6.9%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 GA 87% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 GA 93% 84%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 GA 77% 85%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

1021 Georgia Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
Region:
Southeast
Main Phone:
478-301-2601
Admissions Phone:
478-301-2605
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Daisy
H.
Floyd
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Emory University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Georgia School of Law
Graduate Degree:
MA
School:
Emory University
Director of Admissions:
Marilyn
Sutton
Undergraduate:
BBA
School:
Mercer University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Mercer University
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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