Graduate Admissions

Application Information

Mercer University’s School of Engineering requires that applicants for graduate admission meet certain basic criteria. These criteria exist to ensure that students are prepared for rigorous study and positioned for success.

Admission to the 4+1 Integrated Degree Program is only open to Mercer undergraduate students whose GPA at the end of their junior year is greater than of equal to 3.2. Students must also have the appropriate undergraduate engineering background for the graduate program they select, and must be approved by the department chair.

Priority Application Deadlines

Before you begin your application, take a look at our priority application deadlines. Students who submit all of their documents for admission by these dates will receive a decision within 2 weeks.

Domestic Applicants
Entry Term Priority Deadline
Spring November 1
Summer and Fall April 1
International Applicants
Entry Term Priority Deadline
Spring July 15
Summer and Fall March 1

Get Started

Application Checklist


To complete a graduate application for Mercer University’s School of Engineering, students must:

  • Download the application for admission and mail your completed application along with your $75 nonrefundable application fee* to:
    Mercer University School of Engineering
    Graduate Office
    1501 Mercer University Drive
    Macon, GA 31207
    *Your application fee must be submitted in the form of cashier’s check or certified check.
  • Submit your official GRE test scores (verbal and quantitative), if you choose. GRE scores are not required. Mercer’s school code is 5409. This steps is not required for M.S. in Technical Communication Management applicants.
  • Submit 2 sets of official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your current or previous institution(s) to Mercer University School of Engineering’s Graduate Office.
  • Submit a minimum of 2 letters of recommendation by mail or by using our recommendation form. For applicants to the M.S. in Technical Communication Management program, one letter of recommendation must come from a former professor and one from a supervisor who is familiar with your work. The letter from a former professor may be waived for students who completed their undergraduate degree more than five years ago and replaced by a second letter of recommendation from their workplace.
  • For applicants to the M.S. in Technical Communication Management program, submit a letter of intent stating your reasons for wanting to enroll in the program, your professional experience, and your readiness to participate in an online learning experience.
  • For applicants to the M.S. in Technical Communication Management program, submit a résumé.

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Admission Categories


Students who apply for graduate admission to Mercer University’s School of Engineering may be admitted in any of the following categories:

  • Full Admission
  • Conditional Admission
  • Provisional Admission
  • Nondegree Status
  • Transient Admission
  • Readmission

Learn more about each of these admission categories.