Student Demographics

Total student population

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Marquette is a home away from home for more than 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students.

The university's excellent reputation draws students from nearly every state and 70 countries.




Fall 2014 enrollment statistics

  •  Undergraduate enrollment: 8,410
  •  Graduate and professional enrollment: 3,335
  •  TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 11,745



Undergraduate ratios

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1*.
  • The average lower-division class size is 38.
  • The average upper-division class size is 26.

* Based on data from fall 2013




Diversity information

See demographic information for the classes of 2012–16

Class of 2018 (first-year students)

  • 1,989 enrolled students
  •  54 percent female and 46 percent male
  •  70 percent are from out of state



Class of 2018 high school rank

Freshman Class Rank pie chart
  •  32% in the top 1–10 percent
  •  24% in the top 11–20 percent
  •  19% in the top 21–30 percent
  •  11% in the top 31–40 percent
  •  8% in the top 41–50 percent

College of Professional Studies students are not included.

Visit our freshman profile page for information about incoming freshman ACT and SAT scores.