Awards & Recognitions

Mercer Designated a 2017 Military Friendly School

November 15, 2016

Mercer University has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.

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Mercer Among Most Decorated Institutions on President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

October 10, 2016

Mercer University is one of the most decorated institutions in the nation on the recently released 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Mercer was named one of only four finalists nationally for the Presidential Award in one category and received Honor Roll with Distinction in two others.

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McAfee School of Theology Recognized as ‘Seminary that Changes the World’

September 15, 2016

Mercer’s James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology has been recognized as a “Seminary that Changes the World” for 2016-17 by the Center for Faith and Service.

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Mercer Debuts in Top Tier of National Universities Category in U.S. News Rankings

September 13, 2016

Mercer University debuted at No. 135 in U.S. News & World Report’s national universities rankings, released on Tuesday, joining Emory, Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia as the only institutions in the state to be ranked in the top tier. The No. 135 ranking places Mercer among the top 75 private universities in the country, according to U.S. News.

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Mercer Among Princeton Review’s Best Colleges for 14th Consecutive Year

August 29, 2016

Mercer University is mentioned in the pages of The Princeton Review’s annual best colleges guide for the 14th consecutive year. Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in this year’s guide, “The Best 381 Colleges,” which goes on sale tomorrow.

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Mercer Featured Among Princeton Review’s ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

February 2, 2016

Mercer University is one of the nation’s best higher education institutions for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price, according to the Princeton Review’s latest publication, which was released today.

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Mercer University Designated a 2016 Military Friendly School

November 6, 2015

Mercer University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School® by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.

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Stetson School of Business and Economics Again Among Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools

October 13, 2015

Mercer University’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics (SSBE) again appears among the pages of “The Best 295 Business Schools” guidebook, released by The Princeton Review on Tuesday.

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Mercer Again a Top Institution in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

September 9, 2015

Mercer is again the highest-ranked Georgia institution in any category in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" guide. Coming in at No. 8, Mercer is ranked among the top 10 regional universities in the South for the 17th straight year.

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Mercer Among Princeton Review's Best Colleges for 13th Consecutive Year

August 4, 2015

Mercer appears in The Princeton Review's annual best colleges guide for the 13th consecutive year. Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and only four colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in this year's guide.

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Mercer Receives Carnegie Foundation's 2015 Community Engagement Classification

January 7, 2015

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has renewed Mercer University's Community Engagement Classification, first awarded in 2008, for another 10 years.

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Mercer Named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

December 8, 2014

Mercer University was named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, released by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) on Monday. This is the University's second consecutive year on the Honor Roll, in addition to being selected in 2006 and 2008.

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Stetson School of Business and Economics Among Princeton Review's Best Business Schools for 2014

October 8, 2014

Mercer’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics (SSBE) again appears among the pages of "The Best 296 Business Schools" guidebook, released by The Princeton Review on Tuesday.

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Mercer Again Leads Georgia Institutions in U.S. News & World Report's 'America's Best Colleges' Edition

September 9, 2014

Mercer is once again the highest-ranked Georgia institution in any category in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" guide. Mercer is ranked among the top 10 universities in the South for the 16th consecutive year and is listed by the magazine as the No. 1 best value in its category.

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Mercer Named Among The Princeton Review's Best Colleges for 12th Consecutive Year

August 5, 2014

Mercer appears in The Princeton Review's annual best colleges guide for the 12th consecutive year. Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and only four colleges outside the U.S. are profiled in this year's guide.

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Mercer Law School Receives Prestigious ABA Gambrell Professionalism Award

June 12, 2014

The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism has named Mercer's Walter F. George School of Law as a recipient of this year's E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award. The Gambrel Award honors excellence and innovation in professionalism programs>

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Mercer Among U.S. News Top Regional Universities in the South for 15th Consecutive Year

September 10, 2013

Mercer is ranked among the top 10 universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report for the 15th consecutive year and is the highest-rated Georgia institution in any category.

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Mercer Makes The Princeton Review's Best Colleges Guide for 11th Consecutive Year

August 6, 2013

For the 11th consecutive year, Mercer appears in The Princeton Review's annual best colleges guide. In a two-page profile on the University, The Review notes that "Mercer University is a school that students flock to for 'its reputation as a rigorous academic institution' where professors 'truly want to see students succeed.'"

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U.S. News Ranks Mercer University No. 1 Value in the South

September 12, 2012

For the first time, U.S. News & World Report ranked Mercer as the No. 1 best value in the South among regional universities. Also for the first time, Mercer made the publication’s list of “Up-and-Comers,” debuting at No. 6 in the South.

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Princeton Review: Mercer No. 8 For Intramural Involvement

August 21, 2012

The Princeton Review ranked Mercer No. 8 among schools in its “The Best 377 Colleges” guidebook for the level of participation in intramural sports. For the 10th consecutive year, Mercer was named to the prestigious guidebook in the 2013 edition.

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Past Awards

U.S. News Ranks Mercer University Among Top 10 Schools in the South for 13th Consecutive Year
September 13, 2011
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Princeton Review: Mercer One of America's Best Colleges
August 2, 2011
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Two Mercer MBA Programs Make ‘Top 15’ Lists in Entrepreneur Magazine’s April Issue
March 25, 2010
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Princeton Review Names Mercer Law, Business Schools Among America’s Best Graduate Programs
October 15, 2010
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U.S. News Ranks Mercer University Among Top 10 Schools in the South for 12th Consecutive Year
August 17, 2010
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Princeton Review: Mercer One of America’s Best Colleges
August 2, 2010
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Princeton Review Names Mercer Law, Business Schools Among America’s Best Graduate Programs
October 9, 2009
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U.S. News Ranks Mercer Among Top 10 Schools in the South for 11th Straight Year
August 20, 2009
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The Princeton Review Features Mercer In Latest Edition of 'Best 371 Colleges'
July 27, 2009
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Carnegie Foundation Selects Mercer for its National Community Engagement Designation
December 18, 2008
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Mercer Ranked No. 6 Among Public Interest Law Schools
October 28, 2008
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Princeton Review: Mercer Business, Law Schools Among Nation's Best
October 6, 2008
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U.S. News Ranks Mercer Among Top 10 In South for 10th Consecutive Year
August 22, 2008
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Princeton Review Names Mercer Among 'Best 368 Colleges'
July 28, 2008
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Law School Legal Writing Program Again Ranked Best in Country
March 28, 2008
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Princeton Review Ranks Atlanta MBA No. 1 for Opportunities for Women
October 12, 2007
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Faculty Still Rocks as the Mercer Law School Featured in The Princeton Review's 'Best 170 Law Schools'
October 11, 2007
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Princeton Review Names Mercer Among 'Best 366 Colleges'
August 21, 2007
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U.S. News Ranks Mercer Among the Best Universities in the South - Again
Aug. 17, 2007
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HUD Publication Honors Mercer for Work on Home Ownership
May 25, 2007
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Mercer One of Only 75 Private Institutions Named 'Best Value'
April 24, 2007
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Law School Legal Writing Program Again Tops in the Country
March 30, 2007
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Mercer Recognized in President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
March 9, 2007
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Mercer Admissions Web Site Earns National Award
Nov. 2, 2006
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Law School Faculty Still Rocks Among Nation's Best
Oct. 11, 2006
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Mercer Ranked No. 13 in Nation on Best Neighbor List
Aug. 25, 2006
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Mercer Again Ranks Among Top Southern Universities
Aug. 18, 2006
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Law School Continues Improvement in Rankings
April 6, 2006
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Faculty Rocks as Law School Listed Among Nation's Best
Oct. 5, 2005
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Mercer Campus Named 5th Most Beautiful in the Country
Aug. 24, 2005
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Mercer Ranked Among Nation's Best Institutions
Aug. 19, 2005
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Pharmacy School Ranked By U.S. News & World Report
May 4, 2005
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Medical School Ranked Nationally by U.S. News & World Report
April 1, 2005
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Law School Legal Writing Program No. 1 in Country
April 1, 2005 
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The Princeton Review Names Mercer National Leader for Public Service
March 17, 2005
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Law School Listed 11th Nationally in Technology
Feb. 24, 2005
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Mercer Gets High Marks for Undergraduate Experience
Jan. 13, 2005
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