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Marquette University Student Life

Marquette University is on a 107-acre campus in an urban setting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marquette University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Marquette University also has fraternities and sororities.

Marquette University has a thriving Student Government. In fact, more students participate in Student Government than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Marquette University include club sports, community service organizations, band/jazz/orchestra and Residence Hall Association.

Marquette University students' favorite campus traditions are Winter Flurry, Hunger Clean-Up and Midnight Madness Basketball Kick-Off.

Marquette University Housing

Marquette University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Marquette University students live off campus. In 2021, 45% of undergrads at Marquette University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 55% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Marquette University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Marquette University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Marquette University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Marquette University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Marquette University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Marquette University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Marquette University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Marquette University, take Interstate 94/Interstate 43 to Milwaukee, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mitchell International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Marquette University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Marquette University Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

35%

In State

65%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

69%

15%

6%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.20%

0.13%

Undergraduate Students

8,024

Graduate Students

3,526

Non-Resident / International Students

149

Marquette University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,550

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

82%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,766

Out-of-State

$45,766

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 1
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