Marquette University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Milwaukee, WI

$45,666

Avg tuition

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About Marquette University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Marquette University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,550, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 103 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 84%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $45,666.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

82% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

88% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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84% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-30

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1160-1340

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students enrolled

83%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

68%

Hispanic

13%

Asian

6%

Black

4%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

56%

Socio-economic diversity

22% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

9,612

Student Location Breakout

83% 17%

Percent of Programs Online

97% On-campus

3% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 1% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 10% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

17%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

22%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,968
State Grant Aid $3,405
Institution Grant Aid $23,195
Pell Grant Aid $4,823

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$54k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.