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Tuition & Fees

$38,470

$38,470

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,202
Declined + 5,284
Total Received 20,486
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Private (nonprofit)

8,334

undergraduate students

3,157

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Marketing
  2. Biomedical Sciences
  3. Finance
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Codes

SAT 1448
ACT 4610

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
41%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
35%
24-29
44%
18-23
20%
12-17
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
56%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
26%
24-29
56%
18-23
18%
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School Facts

Marquette University, founded in 1881, is a church-affiliated university. Its 98-acre campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 11,491
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Milwaukee, WI

90-acre, urban campus in Milwaukee (population: 599,164); branch campuses in Kenosha and Waukesha. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation on campus and in local area. Public transportation serves campus.

Marquette University
1250 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
15 fraternities 4% of male students
 
14 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
38%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
10%
600-699
42%
500-599
37%
400-499
11%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
41%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
35%
24-29
44%
18-23
20%
12-17
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
56%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
26%
24-29
56%
18-23
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,202
Declined + 5,284
Total Received 20,486

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Robert Blust
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 222-6544
F: 414 288-3764
admissions@marquette.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,496,422
State $3,016,721
Institutional $66,411,126
Other external $5,014,461
Total $80,938,730

Non-need-based

Federal
State $54,241
Institutional $36,757,460
Other external $3,975,816
Total $40,787,517

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Golden Eagles
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
American Military History
Anthropology
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biocomputer Engineering
Bioelectronics
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biomechanics
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Broadcast/Electronic Communication
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Christian Doctrine
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Languages
Classical Studies
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Translational Rehabilitation Health Sciences
Communication Studies
Communications
Computational Mathematics
Computational Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing
Construction Engineering Management
Corporate Communication
Counseling
Criminology/Law Studies
Dentistry
Dispute Resolution
Economics
Educational Policy/Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Elementary/Middle Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Executive Business Administration
Exercise Physiology
Finance
Foreign Languages/Literature
French
German
Health Care Technologies Management
History
Human Resources
Human Resources Management
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary African Studies
Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematical Economics
Interdisciplinary Electronic Communication Studies
Interdisciplinary International Affairs
Interdisciplinary Programs
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies/Women's/Gender Studies
International Affairs
Journalism
Law
Leadership Studies
Leadership/Organization
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Middle/Secondary Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations/Supply Chain Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Physiological Sciences
Political Science
Professional Communication
Psychology
Public Relations
Public Service
Real Estate
Religious Studies
Social Welfare/Justice
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language/Literature
Spanish Language/Literature/Bilingual
Spanish for the Professions
Spanish for the Professions/Bilingual
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Law
Teaching Communication/Rhetorical Studies
Teaching Communications Studies
Teaching Journalism
Teaching Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts
Theology
Theology for Catholic School Ministry
Transfusion Medicine
Writing-Intensive English
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Undergraduate

73%

8,334
students

Female
53%
4,432

Male
47%
3,902

Graduate

27%

3,157
students

Female
53%
1,661

Male
47%
1,496

undergraduateFull-time

96%

8,002
students

Female
54%
4,268

Male
46%
3,734

undergraduatePart-time

4%

332
students

Female
50%
164

Male
50%
168

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Malaysia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ellen Blauw
Associate Director, Office of International Education
414 288-7289
ellen.blauw@marquette.edu

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