Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University | Macon, United States


Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University View All Law Schools


  • Location: 1021 Georgia Ave, Macon, GA 31207
  • Parent School: Mercer University
  • Year Founded: 1873
  • 2018 Enrollment: 394
  • 2016 Graduates: 166
  • Took the Bar Exam: 161
  • Percent Pass Rate: 84%

The Walter F. George School of Law (previously Mercer University School of Law or Mercer Law School) is the professional law school of Mercer University. Founded in 1873, it is one of the oldest law schools in the United States and is the second oldest of Mercer's 12 colleges and schools. The School of Law has approximately 440 students and is located in Macon, Georgia on its own campus one mile (1.6 km) from Mercer's main campus. The law school building, one of Macon's most recognizable sites, is a three-story partial replica of Independence Hall in Philadelphia and is located on Coleman Hill overlooking downtown Macon. According to Mercer's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 65% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.