First-Year Students: Apply Today


Start your Marquette application!

You can apply to Marquette using our application or the Common Application. Links to both applications are listed below. There is no preference of one application over the other, so feel free to apply using the application that's best for you. Take a moment to review the deadlines, required materials and additional notes on this page. We look forward to reviewing your application! 


Please note, first-year applicants seek to enroll as full-time undergraduate students at Marquette University. Any student enrolled in high school or any full-time-seeking student who has not earned postsecondary college credit may apply as a first-year student. High school students enrolled in college course work while in high school (dual enrollment) are also first-year applicants. 

International students (non-U.S. citizens) who match the characteristics above can apply as first-year students, but have unique requirements and should visit the Office of International Education for instructions.



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Applications are currently being reviewed on a rolling, space-available basis. 

Applications for Fall 2024 will receive a decision roughly 2-3 weeks after all required materials are received. 

First-Year Applicants' complete timeline.

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What you'll need to complete your application:

Other items you might submit:

  • Additional personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts, upper-level IB scores and AP exam scores (These may be sent at a later time and are not needed for freshman application review.)
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What's next?

Upon receipt of your application, we will email access information for your online application account. Through this account, you may return to your application and check the status.

What we look for:

Marquette's holistic admission review considers academic achievement in conjunction with a student's unique talents, leadership and service activities, application essay, school profile, letters of recommendation and any other information a student wishes to submit.

How we evaluate your application.



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Application status

Log in to your admissions application account to verify the status of your application.

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(414) 288-7302
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(414) 622-1888
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