Website: www.marquette.edu/

Private
Co-ed
8,435
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 4,551 Women
(46.0%) 3,884 Men
2,715
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
82% of 15,574 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
570-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available ch
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
$13,200
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$32,266
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,175
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
674
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.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.1% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students
2.6%
First-Year Students Returning
87.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.7%
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 Accepted with or without essay component
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
Rolling
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
Level of Applicant's Interest
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
82% of 15,574 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 8,714 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 6,860 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,200 (17%) of 12,717 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,269 (18%) of 7,203 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,055 (19%) of 5,514 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
775
Students Accepting Wait List Position
775
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
570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
15%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
9%
Score of 600 - 700
55%
Score of 500 - 600
35%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
26%
Score of 24 - 29
58%
Score of 18 - 23
16%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 36%
Top quarter: 69%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available ch
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
$13,200
Books and Supplies
$816
Other Expenses
$2,300
Payment Plans
 

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 November 8
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003863
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,790 (81.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,404 (78.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,404 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
302 (22.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$32,266
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,383 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $27,393
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,168 (82.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,363
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 131 (12.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
737 (34.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,014

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
5,764 (71.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,736 (82.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,732 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,039 (24.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$30,471
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,668 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,379
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,911 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,684
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 434 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
3,097 (38.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,045

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,175
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, Marquette merit based aid is not based on need, but is used to cover need.
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, 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
  • 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
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 for most or all students
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
674
Part-Time Faculty
520
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
51%
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 Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Science in Engineering Management, Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Engineering, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Human Resources

Master's Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Spanish
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

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

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Dentistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Law
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Theology

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
 
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
 

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
8,435
Women
4,551 (54.0%)
Men
3,884 (46.0%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
8,121
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.3% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
13.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.1% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students.
2.6%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
2,715

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
87.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
83.3%
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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