Marquette University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
=158 th
US College Rankings 2021
1250 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233, United States

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a high-ranking Catholic institution in Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin.

A private Jesuit university named after French explorer and missionary Rev. Jacques Marquette, it was established as an all-male liberal arts school in 1881. It has embodied Jesuit religious and intellectual traditions to this day. In 1909, Marquette became the first Catholic coeducational institution worldwide.

The founding place of Harley-Davidson, perhaps the world’s best-known motorcycle manufacturer, Milwaukee is on the banks of Lake Michigan. A fusion between the rural and urban Midwest, it is popular for its breweries, museums and festivals. Marquette is located just west of the town centre, two miles from Milwaukee Bay.

Marquette has over 150 programmes spread across more than 10 schools and colleges, including a highly-rated online computer science course.

It has won top-level college titles in three sports, including basketball, and several former Marquette players have gone on to NBA careers. These include three-time NBA champion and 12-time all-star Dwyane Wade, and Doc Rivers, a point guard and, later, coach who led the Boston Celtics to their 2008 championship, where they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the finals. Politicians to have attended Marquette include Joseph McCarthy, one of the best known post-war senators and opponents of communism, and Scott Walker, the Republican governor of Wisconsin who stood for his party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

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Key statistics

  • $59,200
    Salary after 10 years
  • $41,870
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $12,720
    On-campus Room and Board
  • 11.9
    No. of students per staff
  • 4%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 10,650
    Number of FTE Students
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2021 US Rankings and (2) 2021 World University Rankings

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