Marquette University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Wisconsin


Marquette University, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a private, Jesuit, Roman Catholic University. The university typically places well on rankings of national universities, and its programs in business, nursing and the biomedical sciences are worth a close look. Students come from nearly all states and 68 countries, and over one-third of students were in the top 10% of their high school class. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Marquette was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Students can choose from 116 majors and 65 minors. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. On the athletic front, the Marquette Golden Eagles compete in the NCAA Division I Big East Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Biomedical Sciences, Criminology, Marketing, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 11633
Total Grad Students: 3520
Undergraduate Students: 8113
Faculty: 660

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 81%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

615 N 11th St
Milwaukee Wisconsin 53233


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 24 29
English 24 30
Math 24 29
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 520 630
Math 530 650
Writing 520 630

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 57%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -57%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 960

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 10340

Tuition and Fees: 31822

Total Cost: 44922

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7557

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 60%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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