In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Marquette University was $45,860 a year.
Tuition increased 1.98% in 2022–from $44,970 the previous year. Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students pay much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until after graduation.
Marquette University is a private, religious institution, so it has the same tuition for residents of Wisconsin as it does for students who live in other states.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.
Choosing an insitution where you are eligible for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to confirm your state's rules for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.
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Tuition at Marquette University is the same for all students.
International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Marquette University.
Housing and campus dining at Marquette University is $14,823 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining facilities. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $9,606.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
The total cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Marquette University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in an urban area might be expensive, but there may be more buses, trains or affordable flights to actually get to school. Marquette Universityis located in a urban setting in Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Marquette University.
What will the cost of attending Marquette University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$14,823|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
|Total Estimated Costs|
The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
Marquette University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for full-time students
The majority of Marquette University undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2022, 4,409 of the 7,660 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Marquette University meets 81.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $36,565 a year. Around 56.19% of Marquette University undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Marquette University graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $36,293 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Marquette University-Specific Loans||$9,967|
|Most Common Loans for Marquette University Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Marquette University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, Marquette University awarded 4,312 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $124 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $53.35 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Marquette University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Marquette University was $36,565 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Marquette University seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
What will attending Marquette University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Marquette University's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Marquette University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Marquette University has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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