Application essay questions
Please choose one of the essay topics below, limiting your response to around 300 words. (Include your name and date of birth on your essay). You might want to read our essay writing and application tips first.
If there is anything else you feel we should know about you that has not been covered in this application, please submit a personal statement on a separate piece of paper.
Freshman Essay Questions
- Why Marquette?
- What is the best advice you have received? Why is it important?
Special Note for Freshman Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Applicants
All physical therapy and athletic training applicants must answer the following question. (Answering one of the above questions is optional).
Why are you interested in physical therapy and/or athletic training as a profession, and what experiences have led you to this interest?
Transfer Essay Question
All transfer applicants must answer the following question.
Please reflect on your decision to transfer to Marquette University. How is Marquette a better fit for you to finish your college career?