Student Demographics

Total student population

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Marquette is a home away from home for nearly 11,400 undergraduate and graduate students.

The university's excellent reputation draws students from nearly every state and 85 countries.




Fall 2017 enrollment statistics

  •  Undergraduate enrollment: 8,335
  •  Graduate and professional enrollment: 3,091
  •  TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 11,426



Undergraduate ratios

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1*.
  • The average lower-division class size is 35.
  • The average upper-division class size is 24.

* Based on data from fall 2016




Diversity information

See First-year Student Profile Interactive Report

Class of 2021 (first-year students)

  • 2,021 enrolled students
  • 50 percent female and 50 percent male
  • 72 percent are from out of state



Class of 2021 high school rank

Freshman Class Rank pie chart
  •  34 percent in the top 1–10 percent
  •  22 percent in the top 11–20 percent
  •  15 percent in the top 21–30 percent
  •  14 percent in the top 31–40 percent
  •  9 percent in the top 41–50 percent

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