Profile Data from 2013
  • Avg. SAT Score
    1155
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $32,166
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    462
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31207, United States
Website

About Stetson School of Business & Economics

Mercer University’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics promotes the advancement and integration of quality business education and practice. In support of Mercer’s mission, the School provides undergraduate and graduate programs that are designed to enable, enhance and expand professional careers, civic responsibility and lifelong learning. Mercer alumni are successful entrepreneurs, serve in senior leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies and lead some of the country’s largest non-profit organizations. The School offers undergraduate programs in Macon, Atlanta, and Douglas County and graduate programs on the Atlanta, Macon, Newnan, and Savannah campuses. Stetson holds the highest accreditation for business education by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business--International.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    63%
  • Yield
    29%
  • Job Offers
    66%
  • Average Salary
    $39,000
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1984

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
63% Mercer University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Character/personal abilities
  2. Secondary school record
  3. Interview
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1060
  • Min. ACT 23
  • Min. GPA 3.25
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1060
  • Min. ACT 23
  • Min. GPA 3.25
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3519% 3,519
63% 63
29% 29
63% School Selectivity
29% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? By invitation only
Additional Requirements:

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
411% 411
71% 71
39% 39
71% Program Selectivity
39% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? By invitation only
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 90
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 22%
Top Industry
  • Non-profit 15%
  • Consulting 4%
  • Media/Entertainment 0%
BB&T 3
Top Employer
  • US Army 3
  • CNN 2
  • Gulfstream Aerospace 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
66% Stetson School of Business & Economics 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
37% 37
62% 61.74527272727272
37% Receive Offers
31% 31
59% 59.252482758620694
31% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
29% 29
16% 15.83261363636364
29% Receive Offers
20% 20
17% 16.796475409836066
20% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
21% 21
9% 9.05625
21% Receive Offers
29% 29
9% 9.484761904761905
29% Accept Offers
75% Graduates seeking full-time employment
25% Graduates not seeking employment
50% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
32% 32
Data not provided
General Management
24% 24
Data not provided
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
4% 4
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
Data not provided
Operations/Production
0% 0
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
14% 14
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
32% 32
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
18% 18
Data not provided
Consulting
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
22% 22
Data not provided
Government/Education
18% 18
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
0% 0
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-Profit
15% 15
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology/Science
0% 0
Data not provided
Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Utilities
3% 3
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
9% 9
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
11% 11
Data not provided
U.S. South
72% 72
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 3
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Warner Robins Air Force Base 4
  • State Bank 3
  • McNair, McLemore & Middlebrooks 2
  • Chic-Fil-A 2
  • General Services Administration 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 16
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 40
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 50
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 40
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$44,166
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $32,166
  • Fees $300
  • Expenses $11,700
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$44,166
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $32,166
  • Fees $300
  • Expenses $11,700
95% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 12% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 49%
  • Merit 51%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website www.gomercer.com
Scholarships
$6,250,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$6,400,000
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Stetson School of Business & Economics
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
22% 20
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
31% 18
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
25 Stetson School of Business & Economics 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
82% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
20% 21 to 50 students
18 Average number of students in non-business required electives
18 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Sports Economics
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2011
Degrees Offered
  • BBA-Accounting
  • BBA-Economics
  • BBA-Sports Business
  • BBA-Marketing
  • BBA-FInance
  • BBA-Management
  • BBA-International Business
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
17% 17
94% 94
Prominent Faculty
  • Linda Brennan

    Management

  • Jim Hunt

    Business Law

  • Allen Lynch

    Sports Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Students have the opportunity to work in the school of business as work study students in our front office and as assistants to professors.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Mercer on Mission, Oxford

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    College Hill Alliance Habitat for Humanity Rotoract Delta Sigma Pi

Students

24% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 25% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1240 75th Percentile Score on SAT 27 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
63% 63
Asian American
11% 11
African American
10% 10
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
4%
2%
2%
2%
82%
8%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
96% 96
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
4% 4
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
85% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
57% 57
60% 60

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 5,601
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Budge Huskey

    CEO-Coldwell Banker Real Estate

  • David Linch

    President-Linch Capital

  • Vic Riden

    Retired Partner-Accenture