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Study at Marquette University

Marquette University, also known as MU, is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1881 and is one of the member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Marquette is ranked among the top 100 National Universities in the U. S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2009. "MU confers a wide variety of degrees and certificates to its students. The following colleges and schools fall under it:
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Professional Studies
  • Graduate School
  • Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication
  • Law School
  • School of Dentistry
The sports teams of MU are nicknamed the "Golden Eagles". They are a member of Division I of the NCAA, and compete in the Big East Conference.

Profile of Marquette UniversityMarquette is located in Milwaukee, WI (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic school. Marquette is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from Marquette is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in media.

Marquette Selectivity

Marquette does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 540. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 550 and 660.

Marquette has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Marquette had 11, 516 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Marquette values student athletics, and belongs to the Big East Conference.

Marquette Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Business and Management532business management, marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, business and related services, managerial economics, business administration, . . .
Liberal Arts362political science, history, English, English composition, interdisciplinary studies, Spanish language, sociology, applied economics, . . .
Media265communication studies, advertising, public relations, journalism, broadcast journalism, organizational communications, communication and journalism
Engineering241biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering management, various engineering courses, environmental engineering
Law223law, legal professions, foreign lawyers
Science188biomedical sciences, biology, biochem/biophysics/molecular biology, chemistry, physiology, bioinformatics, physics
Medicine168dentistry, health professions, dental clinical sciences, advanced general dentistry, gerontology
Therapy and Counselling156psychology, physical therapy, clinical psychology, Counselling psychology, educational psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine145registered nursing
Education and Teaching111educational administration, school Counselling, history teaching, English teaching, multilingual/cultural education, Spanish teaching, math teaching, teacher education and development, . . .
Medical Support and Technology101physician assistant, speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Security and Law Enforcement98criminology, criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering85computer support, information technology, computer engineering, computer engineering courses, computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy54theology, religion, philosophy, philosophy and religious studies
Family and Social Work29social work courses, social service professions
Mathematics28mathematics, mathematics and computer science, computational mathematics
Real Estate and Construction Management12real estate
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9athletic trainer
Drama and Performing Arts8drama
Contact: MarquetteMarquette University

615 N 11th St

Milwaukee, WI 53233

General Phone: (414) 288-7710


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