Your journey begins here.

Arrive knowing your time here will shape you. Leave ready to Be The Difference.

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Top 20%
Best National Universities

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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Located in the heart of
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

— A National Geographic "Best of the World 2023" city

Est. 1881

Marquette is a Catholic, Jesuit university with more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools.

Here, you will discover the knowledge, skills and community needed to build meaningful careers, lead purposeful lives and impact the world around you.

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80+ majors, 80+ minors

Explore Our Majors and Minors
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100+ 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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9 programs in professional health

Examine Our Professional Health Programs
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Nationally ranked MBA programs

Review Our World-Class Master's Programs

At Marquette, you will be a part of something greater.

A Marquette education doesn’t stop the day you graduate.

Think of all the places you will go!

of our alumni are
employed or in graduate school
one year after graduation.

2021 Undergraduate Alumni Survey

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

Zachary Dmyterko, right, with his brother, Greg.

Special delivery

After Russia invaded Ukraine, alumnus Zachary Dmyterko braved a war zone to deliver a van load of humanitarian aid to the Ukrainian people. Today, he’s still sending supplies.

La isla del encanto

Las Experiencias Diederich se reanudan con estilo de la mano de un grupo de estudiantes de comunicación que exploran oportunidades profesionales junto con graduados de Marquette en la encantadora isla de Puerto Rico.

And you'll join a supportive alumni network

of women and men for and with others.


National recognition. Generous support. Expanded research impact.


A clinical trial will examine the potential for a special exercise regimen to reverse the fatigue and help patients manage prediabetes in order to prevent it from progressing to Type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Christopher Sundberg and Dr. Sandra Hunter

Extended Reach

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

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Illuminating Indigenous histories

A novel research and community-building program provides opportunities for Indigenous students to promote a deeper understanding of their shared heritage.

Dr. Nielson

Business + Innovation

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.

Inside information requests

Journalism professor researches whom freedom of information laws truly serve.

Students working on computers around a table.


NICU parents experience more stress during pandemic

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Community is at the heart of all we do.

$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.

Marisola Xhelili Ciaccio (left) and Margaret Nettesheim Hoffmann


With a passion for change and collaboration, two students help land $2 million for liberal arts-oriented innovation.

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Nursing faculty work with Milwaukee community partners to focus their research on real-time health care needs in the neighborhood.

MKE Proud since 1881

Meet us in Milwaukee.

Whether you’re from Shanghai or Chicago, Tallahassee or Toyko, you’re going to fall in love with our hometown. Milwaukee offers professional sports teams, live music, world-renowned festivals, award-winning dining, and a vibrant arts and theatre scene. It’s large enough to offer all this and more, but small enough to get around easily.


You’ll also find hundreds of ways to Be The Difference in our surrounding communities through volunteer service opportunities and service-learning courses. And with several top employers making Milwaukee home, you may just find yourself sticking around after you get your diploma.