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Classical Studies

Mercer University

48 months
38746 USD/year
38746 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Classical Studies major at Mercer University provides a perfect opportunity to double major with a foreign language of your choice — French, German, Latin, or Spanish. As you dive into ancient texts, you will uncover how the Greco-Roman culture played a pivotal role in the development of various modern languages. 


Key facts

The intimate student-to-professor ratio at Mercer University creates a welcoming environment that allows for personal attention and discussion-based classes. Upon graduation, you will have gained invaluable skillsets such as:

  • Appreciation of new cultures
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and speak Latin
  • Investigate different worlds and how they pertain to society today
  • Think critically and analyze texts

Designed for motivated students

The Classical Studies major challenges students to investigate and explore old worlds through classical literature. This requires a passion and appreciation for other cultures. If you are curious, passionate, and intrigued by different people-groups, viewpoints, and ideas, we invite you to study classical literature with other passionate students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epic, Lyric, and Tragedy
  • Comedy and Satire
  • Classical Studies Abroad 
  • The Ancient Mediterranean
  • Special Introductory Topics in Classical Studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: Mercer University offers two ways to apply for admission: The Common Application or the Mercer Application.
  • Standardized Test Scores: Submit your official SAT score(s) and/or ACT score(s), if your native language or language of instruction is English. Submit an official TOEFL score of at least 80 or an IELTS score of at least 6.5, if your native language or language of instruction is not English.
  • Official School Transcript(s): Ask your school counselor to send us your official secondary school report(s) or high school transcript(s), translated in English. Upon admission, submit a course-by-course evaluation of transcript(s), including Grade Point Average, translated in English by World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny & Associates.
  • Letter of Recommendation: We want to hear from one of your high school teachers or counselors about your work ethic, school engagement, academic achievement, and more, translated in English

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Macon

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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