Mercer University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Mercer University ranks better than only 46% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Mercer University ranks better than only 28% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Mercer University

We calculated a salary score for each of Mercer University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Mercer University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Mercer Bachelor's Degrees

Mercer ranks higher than 46% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 33% $22,956 $44,971 33%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 7% $27,000 $22,667 7%
Biology, General 29% $24,250 $25,967 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 30% $26,987 $38,289 30%
Business/Commerce, General 63% $31,417 $47,595 63%
Communication and Media Studies 33% $25,097 $30,771 33%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 13% $32,947 $39,369 13%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 33% $29,714 $32,711 33%
Engineering, General 28% $23,393 $58,673 28%
Human Resources Management and Services 46% $28,050 $45,383 46%
Human Services, General 67% $36,652 $34,633 67%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 58% $30,635 $34,230 58%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 93% Not Reported $49,683 93%
Psychology, General 52% $26,000 $30,228 52%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 41% $23,000 $63,005 41%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39% $24,091 $30,771 39%
Social Sciences, General 99% $35,266 $51,273 99%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 37% $33,889 $34,399 37%

Salary Scores for Mercer Master's Degrees

Mercer ranks higher than 37% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72% $37,260 $64,791 72%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 59% $116,250 $100,849 59%
Biology, General 16% $35,500 $17,162 16%
Business/Commerce, General 52% $38,492 $77,087 52%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 20% $55,250 $39,153 20%
Computer Engineering 22% Not Reported $86,867 22%
Educational Administration and Supervision 15% $27,333 $42,682 15%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 6% Not Reported $71,015 6%
Engineering, Other 16% Not Reported $78,343 16%
Human Services, General 53% Not Reported $45,084 53%
International Business 99% Not Reported $149,547 99%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 24% Not Reported $69,338 24%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 13% $87,657 $34,467 13%
Public Health 22% $55,000 $44,021 22%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 38% $58,800 $93,646 38%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 53% $54,666 $45,305 53%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 45% $46,635 $45,961 45%
Theological and Ministerial Studies 24% $60,336 $36,745 24%

Salary Scores for Mercer Doctoral Degrees

Mercer ranks higher than 35% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 46% $67,554 $69,338 46%
Educational Administration and Supervision 70% Not Reported $92,632 70%
Law 33% $129,917 $55,356 33%
Medicine 22% $217,555 $54,699 22%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 41% Not Reported $111,936 41%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 14% Not Reported $90,856 14%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 37% $82,000 $68,778 37%

Mercer University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

D. H. 12/29/2019

I am so glad that I attended Mercer University. The media studies program at Mercer is small, but it also very close with professors who truly care about your academic and professional development. One professor has become my lifelong mentor. Every professor I have had at Mercer has been truly dedicated to ensuring that their students succeed, and they are very accommodating in terms of office hours and providing assistance. While Mercer is known for its exceptional pre-med program, others I have known in... Read More

Kishan Patel 7/5/2019

The college is great for engineering and medical programs. The BME side is famous for their prosthetics they create to go on a trip to Vietnam to fit every year. As for medical, it does a great job of preparing you for graduate schools due to the intense rigor of the courses.