Rankings and Recognition


Rankings and Recognition


Whether it's preparing students for their first jobs or propelling graduate and professional students to even greater heights, a Marquette education helps students reach their full potential. But don't just take our word for it.

Top 20%
America’s Best Colleges
U.S News & World Report
Nationally for Job Placement
10 years after graduation/Zippia.com

Princeton Review
Undergraduate Teaching
U.S. News & World Report






in the country

and the top-ranked university in Wisconsin based on student outcomes

Wall Street Journal / College Pulse
2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.


America’s Best Colleges

U.S. News & World Report, 2024

America's Best Colleges
Most Innovative Schools
Best Undergraduate Teaching
Best Value Schools*
Best Colleges for Veterans

A+ School
for B Students**

*Best Value Schools take into account a school's academic quality and the net cost of attendance for a student who received the average level of need-based financial aid. We are proud that our students are getting a great value for their significant investment.

**A+ School for B Students is a distinction that aligns with our Catholic, Jesuit mission to graduate students who are transformed by their education.


The Princeton Review

Marquette was named to The Princeton Review's annual college rankings of the Best 389 Colleges for 2024.

Marquette earned several national and regional distinctions, including placement on the publication’s lists for Best Midwestern Colleges, Best Value Colleges, and Green Colleges.

We're in the Top 20!

  • Best Schools for Internships (Private Schools) #16
  • Most Engaged in Community Service #16





students walks in library isle observes books

Department of Education College Scorecard

Rankings released by Zippia.com

Best college nationally for job placement
Marquette's job placement rate
10 years after graduation

Most Trusted


Most trusted university among top universities to the nation

Morning Consult is a global decision intelligence company that surveys the Most Trusted Brands in Higher Education 2022. The higher education list is based on June 2022 surveys of 11,050 adults and 1,000 high schoolers aged 16 to 18.




CEO Magazine

Tier One

North American Tier One MBA Programs


Best Global Online MBA


Best Global Executive MBA


 Four and a half star

Rating on Money's 2023 Best Colleges in the U.S. list



Best Master's in Data Science Programs


Best Executive MBA Programs


Other Notable Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, 2023 - 2024

College of Business Administration

Best Undergraduate Programs

Real Estate #12

Supply Chain Management #17

Finance #21

Accounting #46

Economics* #165

Business (All Programs) #118

*Joint program with the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences

Best Graduate Programs

Finance #31

Accounting #35

Part-Time MBA #73

College of Nursing

Best Undergraduate Programs

Nursing (All Programs) #52

Best Graduate Programs (in descending numerical order)

Online program for veterans#20

Nursing Midwifery#22

Online graduate nursing #36


Master of Science #58

Doctor of Nursing Practice #85

Computer Science

Best Undergraduate Programs

Computer Science (All Programs) #192

Best Graduate Programs

M.S. in Computer and Information Science #18

Opus College of Engineering

Best Undergraduate Programs

Engineering (All Programs) #120

Best Graduate Programs

Environmental #64


Computer #104

Civil #107

Electrical #122

All Graduate Program #142

Mechanical #151

health and sciences students working with a patient

College of Health Sciences

Best Health Professional Programs*

Physical Therapy Professional (2024) #20

Physician Assistant Studies (2023)#27

Speech Pathology and Audiology (2024) #59

Occupational Therapy (2024)#65


*Not all graduate programs are ranked every year by U.S. News. Health sciences disciplines are ranked every few years

Law School

Best Programs

Dispute Resolutions #32

Legal Writing #32

Overall #68

College of Education

Best Graduate School

Graduate Education Schools #192

Klingler College of Arts and Sciences

Best Undergraduate Programs

Psychology #181

Best Doctoral Programs

Statistics #86

Psychology #122


Computer Science#152

Biological Sciences #186