Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$45,666

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,509
Declined 2,569
Total Received 15,078
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Private

8,481

undergraduate students

3,338

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 11,819
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational

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90-acre, urban campus in Milwaukee (population: 595,351); 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.

  • Metropolitan area: Milwaukee
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mitchell International

Marquette University
1250 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee
53233

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • club sports
  • community service organizations
  • band/jazz/orchestra
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Winter Flurry
  • Hunger Clean-Up
  • Midnight Madness Basketball Kick-Off
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
94%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
52%
500-599
35%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
700-800
15%
600-699
41%
500-599
40%
400-499
3%
30-36
23%
24-29
54%
18-23
21%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,509
Declined 2,569
Total Received 15,078

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Football, Sand volleyball, Softball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Football, Sand volleyball, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Baseball, Crew, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Crew, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computational Mathematics
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Exercise Physiology
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
History, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Technology
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematical Statistics and Probability
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Military History
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Organizational Leadership
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies
Women's Studies
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,819

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

8,481
students

Female
55%
4,632

Male
46%
3,883

28%

3,338
students

Female
57%
1,897

Male
42%
1,407

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

8,175
students

Female
55%
4,460

Male
45%
3,715

4%

340
students

Female
51%
172

Male
49%
168

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 90%
Student 4 year graduation rate 64%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

154

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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