C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 8,238
   Women 4,438 (53.9%)
   Men 3,800 (46.1%)
Graduate Students 3,056
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 84% of 13,136 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 580 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 577 average
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $53,218
  Tuition and Fees $38,470
  Room and Board $11,440
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $29,842
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 630
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Milwaukee Population 598,916
Nearest Metropolitan Area Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 52% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Golden Eagle
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
4.0% Black/African-American
11.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
74.4% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students 3.8% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning 89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 60.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported