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Marquette University is currently open for students with strict adherence to the recommendations of the CDC and Wisconsin Department of Health Services concerning coronavirus (COVID-19). During this time, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will remain open primarily through remote operations, and will offer a limited number of small on-campus visit options. Learn More

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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
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  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
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1250 W Wisconsin Avenue Room 136
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference
From Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wis., that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.

A Marquette education offers students a virtually unlimited number of paths and destinations and prepares them for the world by asking them to think critically about it.

Along the way, we ask one thing of every student: Be The Difference.

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Marquette University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1150-1320
ACT Range
24-30
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$33,081/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,873/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.123 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.138 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.138 responses

Majors

Accelerated Master's Degree in Athletic Training

High school applicants can apply for direct-admission to the 5 year accelerated degree program culminating in an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology and a Master’s degree in athletic training. Graduates are technically proficient (100% first time pass rate on the licensure exam) and are well-rounded rooted in the Marquette tradition of cura personalis, or caring for the whole person.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    10%
  • On Campus
    90%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,121Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
314
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 95 responses
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  • Genuine
    25%
  • White
    20%
  • Rich
    17%
  • Leaders
    14%
  • Down to Earth
    12%
  • Invested
    5%
  • Unique
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
96%
Poll
60%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.160 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.177 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 100 responses
Report
  • We are Marquette
    49%
  • Be the difference
    35%
  • All of the above
    7%
  • City Life
    2%
  • Drink till DPS shows up.
    2%
  • Unsafe
    2%
  • Home away from home
    1%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $62,600/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    85%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    97%
    National
    83%
    92%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.86 responses

    Marquette University Reviews

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    Marquette university IS a pretty acidemic school and you do receive a great education. Campus is cool because there are tons of houses around campus each with their own name that have parties and are super fun to live in with friends once you move "off campus"! Milwaukee is an awesome city I was honestly surprised/ impressed coming from LA . We have the most bars per square ft of any city in America that you WILL frequent as an upperclassman. The city has tons of festivals and Summerfest that happen on closed-off streets. It's a big beer city so you WILL end up going on every brewery tour and its awesome. A lot of seniors do peddle taverns and bike ones where you basically take a bar on wheels or in the water that your group of like 7 peddles with their feet while they serve you drinks . I was in greek life and had a great time, its not anything like the south but its still a good time and I would recommend it. You do not need to be greek at Marquette most people actually aren't
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    My experience at Marquette University was very exciting. I spent the summer at Marquette doing a summer semester with EOP (Educational Opportunity Program), I stayed in the Commons(dorm) extremely neat and clean. The two classes I took was English and Theology, very good teachers and curriculums. Also, EOP was a great aid at getting me ahead start before the fall semester. I was taught good writing techniques that I will use in the future. The Marquette Campus was tremendously clean and nice, the flowers and grass around campus were absolutely beautiful. However, I will like to see a change in seeing more minority students around campus. On the other hand, I am very delighted I choose Marquette University as my first choice!
    On my first tour at Marquette, I knew it was right for me. The community focus Marquette has is a great way for any individual to get involved in community service. Along with the overall positive nature of the campus, if you are interested in nursing as a career their nursing program is like none other! not only is Marquette a direct admit program for nursing, each class within the nursing major is nursing focused, so instead of being in a class with people focused on different majors than you, Marquette give nursing students the opportunity to work along side other nursing students in core classes like biology and chemistry.