Application Instructions

Step 1: Apply

Complete one of these applications:

Application Deadlines

*The Marquette University December 1 deadline applies to U.S. citizens only. Please refer to international application deadlines below.

Fall Freshmen Spring Freshmen
Applications priority deadline: May 1 Applications priority deadline: November 1
All supporting materials: May 1 All supporting materials: November 1
Deposits: June 15 Deposits: December 1

Transfer Students:
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission granted as space permits.

Step 2: Required Application Materials

Academic records must be official records sent to Marquette by postal mail or via secure credential services such as Common App, Docufide, etc. Examination results, such as TOEFL and IELTS scores, must come from official testing services. Applications will not be considered complete until you have submitted all required materials. Click on each item to see a detailed overview.

Optional materials are not required but may be uploaded via your application account, including:


Note: Materials not issued in English must have an official, exact English language translation. All materials submitted to Marquette become property of Marquette and will not be returned.

Step 3: Admission Decision

  • Upon application submission, you will receive access information for your online application account. Log in to manage your account and check your application status.
  • Applications will not be reviewed until they are complete.
  • Fall decisions are announced beginning in October. Spring decisions are announced beginning in September.

Step 4: From Admission to Enrolling - The Next Steps

Final admission notification will include detailed information about the Next Steps to enroll at Marquette, including information about your Form I-20, deposits, housing and more.

Transfer credit evaluation occurs after the final admission decision. After the official transcripts and course descriptions have arrived, it can take three to four weeks to complete.