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Mercer University

James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Mercer University / James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration (M Div/MBA)
Master of Divinity/Master of Science (M Div/MS)
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Christian spirituality
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) Christian ministry
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Preaching
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 40
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Thesis Required for some
Minimum GPA of 2.5, portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Fieldwork, seminars

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
21
Accepted
14
Enrolled
58%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Regionally-accredited bachelor's degree with liberal arts core or proof of equivalent degree from foreign university; transcripts; letters of recommendation; resume; essays; writing sample; interview; background check
Doctoral Degree Requirements Regionally-accredited bachelor's degree with liberal arts core or proof of equivalent degree from foreign university; transcripts; letters of recommendation; resume; essays; writing sample; interview; background check
Additional Entrance Requirements Regionally-accredited bachelor's degree with liberal arts core or proof of equivalent degree from foreign university; transcripts; resume; background check

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$40,000
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards October 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

156
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 51.28%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 0.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.64%
Two or more races 0.64%
Unknown 1.28%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 5
Male (12)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biblical studies, Baptist heritage, Christian heritage, theology, pastoral care, ethics, global missions, academic research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA  30341
United States
Contact Dr. Jeffrey Willetts
Dean
Email: willetts_jg@mercer.edu
Phone: 678-547-6470
Fax: 678-547-6478