Marquette University was founded in 1881 by members of the Society of Jesus, a Catholic religious order established in 1540 by St. Ignatius Loyola. The university is named after Father Jacques Marquette (1637-1675), a French, Jesuit missionary and explorer in North America.
Today Marquette University has a campus of approximately 90 acres and 60 buildings located in downtown Milwaukee. It consists of 12 colleges and schools: Arts and Sciences, Education, Law, Business Administration, Engineering, Management (Graduate), Communication, Graduate, Nursing, Dentistry, Health Sciences, and Professional Studies.
If you have any questions or need further information, please feel free to contact the Graduate School at (414) 288-7137.