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Marquette University

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Tuition

    $35,000—$40,000 Year

  • Affiliation

    Private

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    Jesuit

  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Business, Communication, Engineering

  • Setting

    City

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70 + , IELTS: Band 6.5 +

  • Social Media

Join us at Marquette University

Ranked in the top 10% of U.S. universities, Marquette provides a world-class education to nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students including more than 650 international students from 60 countries. Founded in 1881 by Catholic Jesuits, Marquette is a highly respected, independent university. Jesuit education around the world is known for its academic rigor combined with care for the whole student. Marquette students enroll in quality programs leading to bachelor's, master's, doctoral, dentistry and law degrees.

Professors at Marquette have received international recognition and approximately 99 percent hold a Ph.D. or similar degree in their field. The student-faculty ratio is 14:1 allowing greater individualized attention.

Marquette also recognizes outstanding student achievement by providing scholarships to over 90 percent of first-year and transfer undergraduate international students. Transfer credit is also available for students who have completed advanced course work, such as studies at universities outside the United States. Additionally, graduate students may receive financial aid in the form of assistantships, fellowships and/or scholarships through the Graduate School.

Academic Studies

Undergraduate Studies – Marquette’s undergraduate programs include 80 majors and 78 minors, and pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine. As an undergraduate at Marquette, get ready to take on equal amounts of learning and doing. We welcome your curiosity, your creativity, and the discovery of your deepest purpose. Here, you’ll be challenged to push your boundaries, to lead and to serve, to hone you mind and open your heart. When you leave, you’ll be ready to go out into the world and Be The Difference.

Graduate Studies – Marquette has 70 doctoral and master’s degree programs, 21 graduate certificate programs, and a School of Dentistry and Law School. As a student in the Graduate School, you’ll study and work side by side with faculty who actively reach for the highest standards of academic excellence. With their support, you’ll extend the knowledge and skills gained in your studies to become a professional who excels in your field, and live a life of purpose.

See the “Courses Offered” tab for a full list of programs.

Discover Milwaukee

Marquette University is located within walking distance of downtown Milwaukee, the economic capital of the state of Wisconsin. This city of over 1.7 million people sits along the shores of Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Milwaukee is cosmopolitan and vibrant yet accessible and friendly. An urban setting with an active arts scene, professional sports, great restaurants, world-class museums and beautiful parks, Milwaukee is attracting attention from across the country. Home to nine Fortune 500 company headquarters and hundreds of nonprofit organizations, the city gives students unique access to outstanding internship and community service opportunities.

Explore Campus

Campus life at Marquette extends beyond the classroom and studying in Marquette’s libraries and computer labs. Students can participate in more than 250 student organizations focused on performing arts, athletics, media, culture, social awareness, politics, spirituality, social fraternities and sororities and much more.

Housing in university residence halls is guaranteed for all undergraduate students and is a home away from home. It sets the scene for lifelong memories and friendships. There is never a dull moment with access to campus and Milwaukee at your doorstep. Housing is available for graduate students in the form of university apartments and off-campus housing in the near-Marquette neighborhood.

The knowledgeable staff of the Office of International Education organize orientation sessions for new students, provide year-round cross-cultural and immigration advising, and coordinate social activities and local excursions. An Islamic prayer room is available every day for Muslim students.

Marquette University: Highly Ranked. Highly Respected.

Marquette consistently ranks among the top 10% of all U.S. universities according to U.S. News & World Report. But a Marquette education is more than just rankings. It's about values, too. In fact, the university was the 10th higher education institution bestowed the Changemaker Campus title by the Ashoka Institute, a leader in social entrepreneurship. The following professional organizations have also approved Marquette University academic programs: 

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Communication 

  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation 

  • North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • American Bar Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association

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Marquette University

Office of International Education
Holthusen Hall, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
P: 414.288.7289
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