Website: www.marquette.edu/

Private
Co-ed
8,335
Undergraduate
Students
(52.9%) 4,410 Women
(47.1%) 3,925 Men
3,091
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
89% of 12,957 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
December 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$67,802
Tuition and Fees
$51,870
Room and Board
$12,720
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$29,812
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$37,713
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
646
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Milwaukee Population
598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Eagle
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.0% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
12.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.1% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
2.9%
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2 3
History   2
Academic Electives 2 5

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required December 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 1881
City, State, Zip
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone
(414) 288-7302
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@marquette.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
December 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
December 23
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
89% of 12,957 applicants were admitted
Women
91% of 6,970 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 5,987 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,200 (19%) of 11,574 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,107 (18%) of 6,319 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,093 (21%) of 5,255 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
438
Students Accepting Wait List Position
438
Students Admitted From Wait List
198

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
560-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
40%
Score of 400 - 500
6%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
34%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
25%
Score of 24 - 29
58%
Score of 18 - 23
17%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 34%
Top quarter: 64%
Top half: 93%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$67,802
Tuition and Fees
$51,870
Room and Board
$12,720
Books and Supplies
$912
Other Expenses
$2,300
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@marquette.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 9
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003863
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,654 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,291 (78.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,291 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
287 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Award
$29,812
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,277 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,753
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,067 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,307
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 157 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
702 (34.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,206

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
5,721 (71.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,651 (81.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,647 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,127 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$29,472
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,578 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,290
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,842 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,785
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 526 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
3,060 (38.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,065

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$37,713
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill)
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • 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 and Media Studies, Other
  • 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
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • 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
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, exercise science/clinical and translational rehabilitation health sciences, speech and language pathology, international affairs, physical therapy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
646
Part-Time Faculty
518
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
50%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 9% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 45% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Human Resources, Master of Science, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Engineering Management, Master of Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Genetics
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Health Communication
  • History
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Journalism
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management
  • Structural Engineering
  • Student Affairs
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Water Resources Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Policy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Genetics
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • History
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Law
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physiology
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Structural Engineering
  • Student Affairs
  • Theology
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Water Resources Engineering

Location and Setting


Milwaukee Population
598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Milwaukee
Campus Size
107 acres

Weather

Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Train Station
Milwaukee

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
46%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
24-hour desk attendants in residence halls

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Golden Eagle
School Colors
Navy blue and old gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x   x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, football, sand volleyball, softball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, club sports, community service organizations, band/jazz/orchestra, residence hall association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
8,335
Women
4,410 (52.9%)
Men
3,925 (47.1%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
8,026
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.0% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
12.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.1% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students.
2.9%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
3,091

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
79%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
80.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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