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Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

1250 W Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53233-2225

www.marquette.edu

Admission Office

PO Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

(414) 288-7302

Fax : (414) 288-3764

admissions@marquette.edu

Contact : Brian Troyer

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Roman Catholic Church

College Board Code: 1448

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : December 1

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 82.0%

Total undergraduates : 8,515

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,977

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 80.0%

Average financial aid package : $34,469.00

In-State Tuition : $45,666.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $45,666.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Dec 23

Regular application due: Dec 1

Priority application due : Dec 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Dec 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : Jun 1

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Jun 1

Transfer student must reply : Jul 1

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 14 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 82.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 90.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 23.0%
Biology : 13.0%
Social Sciences : 12.0%
Engineering : 11.0%
Communications/Journalism : 10.0%
Health Professions : 9.0%
Psychology : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology B
Bioinformatics M
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B D M
Biomedical Sciences, General B
Physiology, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Organizational Leadership B M
Real Estate B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising B
Communication, General M
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Public Relations/Image Management B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B M
Information Technology B

Education
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Elementary Education and Teaching B
Mathematics Teacher Education B
Secondary Education and Teaching B

Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering B D M
Civil Engineering, General B D M
Computer Engineering, General B
Construction Engineering B
Electrical and Electronics Engineering B
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B D M

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B D M
Writing, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General M
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist B
Blood Bank Technology Specialist M
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist B
Dental Clinical Sciences, General M
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor M
Nursing Practice D
Physical Therapy/Therapist D
Physician Assistant M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B D M
Rehabilitation Science D M
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist M

History
History, General B D M

Mathematics & Statistics
Computational Mathematics B
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Dispute Resolution M
Mathematics and Computer Science D M
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Christian Studies M
Philosophy B D M
Religion/Religious Studies D

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B D M
Physics, General B

Psychology
Clinical Psychology D M
Counseling Psychology D
Educational Psychology M
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Applied Economics M
Criminology B
Economics, General B
International Relations and Affairs M
Political Science and Government, General B M
Sociology B

Theology & Religious Vocations
Theology/Theological Studies B M

Visual & Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Double Major

Honors Program

Internships

Teacher Certification

Cross-Registration

Student-Designed Major

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Washington Semester

ROTC Available

ROTC, Air Force

ROTC, Army

ROTC, Navy

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Distance Learning

Computer Services

1132 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : 15th century St. Joan of Arc chapel

Geographic Location : Downtown.

Very Large City

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 8,515

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,977

Degree-seeking undergrads : 8,259

Graduate enrollment : 3,304

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 30.0%

Out of state students : 70.0%

Part Time students : 2.0%

Percentage of males : 46.0%

Percentage of females : 54.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

Black African American : 4.0%

Asian : 7.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 14.0%

White : 69.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Written policies in effect concerning racial and sexual harassment, alcohol, drugs and safety.

Student Newspaper : The Marquette Tribune

Student Newspaper URL : www.marquettetribune.org

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 90.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 46.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Special Housing For International Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $300.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Golden Eagles

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Scholarship

NCAA Division I

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Club

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Boxing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Diving

Men's Club

Women's Club

Equestrian

Men's Club

Women's Club

Fencing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Ice Hockey

Men's Club

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Club

Women's Club

Rugby

Men's Club

Women's Club

Sailing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Skiing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Softball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's Club

Swimming

Men's Club

Women's Club

Table tennis

Men's Club

Women's Club

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Club

Women's Club

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Triathlon

Men's Club

Women's Club

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division I

Water Polo

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Weightlifting

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Wrestling

Men's Club

Other Sports : curling, cycling, figure skating, kuk sool won, quidditch, tae kwon do, water skiing, wakeboarding


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 15,078

Admitted : 12,509

Enrolled : 1,977

Less selective 83.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Application Essay

Extracurricular Activities

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

First generation college student

Racial/Ethnic Status

Recommendations

Talent/Ability

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Test Policies for placement

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school course selection, trend of performance, test scores and class rank most important. Essay, leadership, community service and extracurricular activities considered.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 33.0%

Top Quarter : 63.0%

Top Half : 94.0%

Bottom Half : 6.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 9.0%

600 - 699 : 52.0%

500 - 599 : 36.0%

400 - 499 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 16.0%

600 - 699 : 41.0%

500 - 599 : 40.0%

400 - 499 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 24.0%

24 - 29 : 55.0%

18 - 23 : 21.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 16.0%

24 - 29 : 59.0%

18 - 23 : 22.0%

12 - 17 : 3.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 31.0%

24 - 29 : 42.0%

18 - 23 : 25.0%

12 - 17 : 2.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Marquette University faculty committees review the content of the Advanced Placement Program to determine course equivalents and required scores. Students with AP credit awards encouraged to consult with respective departments prior to registering for more advanced courses in the freshman year. Additionally, pre-medical or pre-dental students should consult with the health professions adviser before accepting credits.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

2

4

Science

2

4

Science Lab

2

3

Social Studies

2

3

Foreign Language

0

2

Academic Electives

2

5

History

0

2

Computer Science

2

5

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 32.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 79.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

560 - 670

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

560 - 650

ACT Composite

24 - 29


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

4

3

FIAR 1100

All

3-D Art and Design

4

3

FIAR 9290

All

Art History

4

3

FIAR 9290

All

5

6

HIST 1201 and 1202

All

Biology

4

3

BIOL 1009

All

5

6

BIOL 1001 and 1002

All

Calculus AB

4

4

MATH 1450

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 1450

All

4

8

MATH 1450 and 1451

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 1001

All

4

8

CHEM 1001 and 1002

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

--

CHNS 2001

All

4

3

CHNS 2002

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

3

POSC 2401

All

Computer Science A

4

4

COSC 1010

All

Computer Science Principles

4

4

COSC 1000

All

Drawing

4

3

FIAR 1000

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

ENGL 1001

All

5

6

ENGL 1001 and 9294

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENGL 1001

All

5

6

ENGL 1001 and 9294

All

Environmental Science

4

3

PHYS 1009

All

European History

4

3

HIST 1002

All

French Language and Culture

3

--

FREN 2001

All

4

4

FREN 2002

All

5

3

FREN 2003

All

German Language and Culture

3

--

GERM 2003

All

4

4

GRMN 2003

All

5

3

GRMN 3001

All

Human Geography

4

3

ANTH 2203

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

--

ITAL 2001

All

4

3

ITAL 2002

All

Latin

3

--

LATN 2001

All

4

3

LATN 2001

All

5

3

LATN 2002

All

Macroeconomics

4

3

ECON 1104

All

Microeconomics

4

3

ECON 1103

All

Music Theory

4

3

MUSI 1020

All

5

6

MUSI 1020 and 9290

All

Physics 1

4

4

PHYS 1001

All

Physics 2

4

4

PHYS 1002

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

3

PHYS 1004

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

3

PHYS 1003

All

Psychology

4

3

PSYC 1001

All

Research

4

3

ARSC 9290

All

Seminar

4

3

ARSC 9290

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

--

SPAN 2001

All

4

4

SPAN 2002

All

5

3

SPAN 2003

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

--

SPAN 2001

All

4

3

SPAN 2002

All

5

3

SPAN 2003

All

Statistics

4

3

MATH 1700

All

United States Government and Politics

4

3

POSC 2201

All

United States History

4

6

HIST 2101 and 2102

All

World History: Modern

4

6

HIST 9290

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

55

3

Chemistry

50

8

College Algebra

55

3

English Literature

50

3

History of United States I

55

3

History of United States II

55

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

55

3

Introductory Psychology

55

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

55

3

Principles of Microeconomics

55

3

Western Civilization I

60

3

Western Civilization II

60

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 77.0%

% of loans / jobs : 23.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 72.0%

% Judged to have need : 82.0%

% that were offered aid : 82.0%

% that had need fully met : 25.0%

% of need met : 80.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $34,469.00

Avg non need-based aid : $15,342.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $29,527.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,667.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $38,173.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Susan Teerink

Financial aid office phone : (414) 288-0200

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,115.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

ROTC

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

External finance company

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Air Force : Offered on Campus

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

ROTC, Navy : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$45,666.00

$45,666.00

$45,666.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$45,666.00

$45,666.00

$45,666.00

Room and board:

$13,656.00

$13,665.00

$1,859.00

Books and supplies:

$816.00

$816.00

$816.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$300.00

$300.00

$300.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$62,438.00

$62,447.00

$50,641.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$62,438.00

$62,447.00

$50,641.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 637

Transfers admitted percentage: 71.0%

Transfers admitted: 457

Transfers enrolled percentage: 24.0%

Transfers enrolled: 154

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $40.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $45,666.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $13,656.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $13,665.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,115.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $3,500,255.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 183

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 88

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 78

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser