Student Demographics

Total student population

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Marquette is a home away from home for just over 11,800 undergraduate and graduate students.

The university's excellent reputation draws students from nearly every state and 89 countries.




Fall 2019 enrollment statistics

  •  Undergraduate enrollment: 8,515
  •  Graduate and professional enrollment: 3,304
  •  TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 11,819



Undergraduate ratios

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1*.
  • The average lower-division class size is 34.
  • The average upper-division class size is 25.

* Based on data from fall 2019




Diversity information

See First-year Student Profile Interactive Report

Class of 2023 (first-year students)

  • 1,974 enrolled students
  • 56 percent female and 44 percent male
  • 65 percent are from out of state



Class of 2023 high school rank

Freshman Class Rank pie chart
  •  33 percent in the top 1–10 percent
  •  22 percent in the top 11–20 percent
  •  17 percent in the top 21–30 percent
  •  16 percent in the top 31–40 percent
  •  6 percent in the top 41–50 percent

Visit our freshman profile page for information about incoming freshman ACT and SAT scores.