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Marquette University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The location of Marquette is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$42,641 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
86% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Marquette University?


Contact details for Marquette are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1250 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414-288-7710

How Do I Get Into Marquette?

You can apply to Marquette online at:

Admission Requirements for Marquette

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Marquette?

86% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores
Marquette has the high acceptance rate of 86%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to Marquette submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 680. Math scores were between 590 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Marquette University  ( 590 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Marquette University  ( 590 to 680 )
Marquette received ACT scores from 37% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 32. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Marquette University  ( 24 to 32 )
ACT Math Scores for Marquette University  ( 24 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for Marquette University  ( 25 to 30 )

Can I Afford Marquette University?

$42,641 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
0.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Marquette is $42,641. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Marquette, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $8,993 a year. That adds up to $35,972 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Marquette is 0.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Marquette University Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,391 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,660 undergraduate students at Marquette, with 7,391 being full-time and 269 being part-time.


There are also 3,660 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,391 full-time undergraduates at Marquette, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Marquette University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 450
Black or African American 315
Hispanic or Latino 1,148
White 5,014
International Students 143
Other Races/Ethnicities 321

Geographic Diversity

Wisconsin students aren't the only ones who study at Marquette University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 61 countries are represented at Marquette. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Bangladesh.

Online Learning at Marquette University

412 Took All Classes Online
2,947 Took At Least One Class Online
123.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,947 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Marquette has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Marquette

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Marquette University was 123.3%. This is the #199 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Marquette regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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