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Marquette University

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Marquette University is a Catholic and Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wis., that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.

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Marquette was founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola. The university is named after Rev. Jacques Marquette, S.J. (1637-75), a French missionary and explorer in North America.


  • Marquette's undergraduate programs include 83 majors and 78 minors; pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine; and undergraduate programs for working adults.
  • Marquette has 66 doctoral and master's degree programs, 18 graduate certificate programs, and a School of Dentistry and Law School.
  • Marquette offers unique opportunities — from our honors to our study abroad programs to the Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C., to summer programs and more.


The university supports research through several programs: three-year Way Klingler fellowships, sabbaticals for junior faculty and the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence.


The entire Marquette University Career Services Center staff is available to provide comprehensivecareer education, and professional preparation services and resources for undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. Career counselors, advisors and interns are available to assist students and alumni with a variety of career-related topics such as:

  • Career development and direction
  • Resume and cover letter writing plus other correspondence
  • Interviewing techniques and job search strategies
  • Networking and professional etiquette
  • Graduate and professional school decisions and applications
  • Post-graduate service opportunities and application process

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
1129 -29
1100 -35
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

Our mission is to provide a safe, clean, healthy, comfortable environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors to our campus. In fact, our mission is stated in three simple words — "Service, Pride, Quality."

Housing services

Special requests for housing based on health, medical or mobility issues will be reviewed by the Office of Residence Life (ORL) and based upon the type of request and the spaces available, ORL will work to meet the documented need for housing accommodations within the residence halls.

Library services

All professional librarians and archivists at Raynor Memorial Libraries belong to the Academic Librarians Assembly. The Assembly exists outside of the administrative structure of the Libraries, serving as an advisory body to the Dean of Libraries. It provides an open forum for librarians and archivists to discuss matters relating to the Libraries and the University.

ICT services

IT Services delivers technology leadership and quality services proactively driving Marquette University to fulfill its mission of excellence, faith, leadership, and service.

Medical services

The Marquette University Medical Clinic, in support of the Catholic or care for the whole person, is committed to advancing the overall health and well-being of our students while at the same time supporting their cognitive, emotional, behavioral and social development. Our services are based on the health needs of the population, are prevention-focused and multidisciplinary.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Campus Town East
  • Campus Town West
  • Gilman Building
  • Frenn Building
  • McCabe Apartments
  • How to apply
  • Global Village

Sports facilities


  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Cross Country
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Track & Field
  • Lacrosse

Student clubs

The MUAA offers more than 40 clubs and chapters across the globe, and they are always looking for new members.


  • Marquette is accredited through The Higher Learning Commission

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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