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Marquette University

Quick Facts

8,300 undergraduates; 3,500 graduate and professional students
Financial aid
Percentage of freshmen receiving financial aid: 100%
Student/faculty ratio
Marquette University is the most comprehensive Jesuit university in the U.S., with 85 majors and 80 minors, nearly 300 clubs and organizations, and an active alumni/ae network, 110,000 strong worldwide. Both urban and residential, research-oriented 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” (Kiplinger’s, 2014), one of The Princeton Review’s “Best 376 Colleges” in 2014, 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: 8,300 undergraduate; 3,500 graduate and professional students; total enrollment 10,910
Student/faculty ratio: 15:1


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 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: $39,900
Room and board: $11,890


Conference/division affiliation: NCAA Division I, Big East

Men’s athletics

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

Women’s athletics

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

Intramurals offered


Dr. Michael R. Lovell

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Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881


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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.