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Marquette University

Quick Facts

8,024 undergraduates; 3,526 graduate and professional students; 11,550 total enrollment
Financial aid
Percentage of freshmen receiving financial aid: 100%
Student/faculty ratio

Marquette University is the most comprehensive Jesuit university in the United States with 85 majors, 80 minors, over 300 clubs and organizations, and an active alumni/ae network of 110,000 strong worldwide. Both urban and residential, research-driven and student-focused, Marquette offers students an unparalleled academic experience in preparation for lives of meaning and intention. But don’t just take our word for it — we’ve been named a “Best Value School” (U.S. News and World Report) and one of The Princeton Review’s “Best 386 Colleges” in 2020. Additionally, Marquette is ranked 42nd on the list of Most Innovative Schools, top 20 for Undergraduate Teaching, and we’re the 10th higher education institution to be named a Changemaker Campus (Ashoka Institute). Based on Department of Education College Scorecard data, Marquette University was ranked the 6th best college nationally and the best college in Wisconsin for job placement, according to rankings released by The rankings of all
undergraduate degree-granting higher education institutions were based on job placement numbers 10 years after graduation. Marquette will challenge you to do better and to become more — to be the difference in the world.



Marquette has been named a “Best Value School” (U.S. News and World Report), one of The Princeton Review’s “Best 382 Colleges” in 2019, and we’re the 10th higher education institution to be named a Changemaker Campus (Ashoka Institute). Marquette will challenge you to do better and to become more — to be the difference in the world.


Enrollment: 8,024 undergraduate; 3,526 graduate and professional students; total enrollment 11,550
Student/faculty ratio: 14:1


Admission requirements

A rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum; high school classes in which students are challenged and demonstrate accomplishments, earning grades of 'A' and 'B'

How AP/IB credits are handled

AP scores of 4 and 5, and IB scores of 5 through 7 (higher level) may provide placement and/or credits.


85 majors and 80 minors; pre-professional programs; 60 doctoral and master degree programs; 25 graduate certificate programs; dental school; law school


other programs

Les Aspin Center, Washington, D.C.; Applied Investment Management [AIM] program; Cape Town, South Africa service learning


Percentage of freshmen receiving financial aid: 100%
Percentage of full-time undergraduates receiving financial aid: 88%
For institution-specific scholarships, contact: Undergraduate Admissions at 414.288.7302 or

FAFSA Code: 003863

Tuition and fees: $48,700
Room and board: $15,221


Conference/division affiliation: NCAA Division I, Big East

Men’s athletics

Basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field

Women’s athletics

Basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track & field, volleyball

Intramurals offered


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Marquette was founded in the rich tradition of the Society of Jesus, a Catholic religious order established in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola. 

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