Your journey begins here.

A Marquette education prepares students to Be The Difference.

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Top 100 America’s
Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report

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No. 6 in the nation
for job placement

— Zippia, U.S. Department of Education data

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A Catholic, Jesuit

in the heart of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Here since 1881

When you come to Marquette, you’ll be challenged to push your boundaries, to lead and to serve, to open your heart and to hone your mind.

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75+ majors and 80+ minors

Explore Our Majors and Minors
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90+ certificate, master’s and doctoral degree programs

Discover Our Graduate Programs
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Online undergraduate and graduate programs

Connect With Online Learning
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Professional Programs in Health

9 programs in professional health

Examine Our Professional Health Programs
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Graduate Business Degrees

Nationally ranked MBA programs

Review Our World-Class Master's Programs

When you leave, you’ll be ready to change the world.

What happens after graduation?

of our alumni are
full time or in graduate school
1 year after graduation.

— Undergraduate Alumni Survey 2017

of students with
full-time employment
said their job was
related to their career goals.

— Undergraduate First Destination Survey 2021

of our alumni are
full time
10 years after graduation.

— Zippia, U.S. Dept. of Education data

Kareeda Chones-Aguam


A conversation with alumna Kareeda Chones-Aguam, Senior Vice President of Partner Strategy and Management, Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum, Comm ’98, about being a Notable Alumni and how Marquette shaped her life and career.

Francisco Manzano-Arechiga

Levantar trofeos: historia de resiliencia de un exalumno de Marquette

Ahora trabajando para los Milwaukee Bucks, Francisco Manzano-Aréchiga, quién se graduó de Marquette en el 2019, reflexiona sobre su trayectoria hasta el momento.

As women and men for and with others, Marquette alumni are leaders in life who lift those around them.


National recognition. Generous support. Expanded research impact.


Introducing the new home for Marquette Business and Innovation Leadership Programs.

The main entrance to Marquette's new Business facility at 16th and Wisconsin. Renderings courtesy of BNIM.

Extended Reach

Faculty win more top-tier NIH grants as Marquette launches initiatives to help them achieve at this level.

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Mapping Memory

Dr. Kristy Nielson’s award-winning research uses MRI imaging to reveal early signs of dementia — and explores exercise to slow brain decline.

Dr. Nielson

The Explorer Challenge

3 years, 300 students, faculty, staff and community partners, 72 initiatives. They all add up to a better world, a stronger Milwaukee, a 45% return on investment and national accolades.

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Choosing the Peaceful Path

A Marquette peace program helps Milwaukee teens manage conflicts that derail high school careers.

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Immigration on Stage

Sparked by his own journey, Dr. Jeffrey Coleman examines the role of African immigrants in Spanish theatre.

Dr. Jeffrey Coleman.

Beyond the classroom: Community engagement and corporate partnerships.

$15.5 million
The dollar amount of donated dental services that Marquette dentistry students provide annually to more than 17,000 patients through our Milwaukee clinics.

Nonprofit organizations/schools in the greater Milwaukee area that have benefited from 168,000 hours of service provided by Burke Scholars since the program began 25 years ago.

$40 million
Combined investment by Northwestern Mutual, Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to create Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute.

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This collaboration within the human services, health care, educational and criminal justice sectors that is bringing Wisconsin to the forefront of the trauma-informed care movement.

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Developed in partnership with the Johnson Controls Foundation, this initiative provides a $250,000, two-year grant for a proposal that seeks to change the trajectory of lives in our community.

MKE Proud since 1881

Land in Milwaukee.
See the world.

More than 8,500 undergraduate students and 3,300 graduate and professional students come to Marquette from nearly every state and 70 countries. Our neighborhoods are loaded with ethnic restaurants, festivals and markets, cultural centers and dance clubs, churches, mosques and temples, and more — places where we go global.