Special Academic Programs
At Marquette, we recognize that no two students have the same journey or destination.
Several programs are available to support students who want to round out their studies.
Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines — Marquette is nationally known for its tradition of
excellence in preparing students in the Reserve Officer Training Corps. You will have
the opportunity to compete for some serious scholarships that can cover nearly the entire cost of your Marquette education. Find out more:
Are you the kind of student who stays after class to ask one more question? You should
know about Marquette's Honors Program, a sequence of courses designed to meet the
needs of the university's most intellectually curious students.
Educational Opportunity Program
Marquette is a national leader in providing academic opportunity to first-generation
college students, students from under-represented groups or ethnicities and students
from low-income families.
Freshman Frontier Program
The Freshman Frontier Program (FFP) is an academic support program especially designed
for entering freshmen who desire a jumpstart on the Marquette college experience in
a close-knit community. Students self-selecting to participate in this unique Marquette
program not only work ahead by earning three credits in the summer, but also benefit
from academic support and personalized advising throughout their freshman year and
Health Careers Opportunity Program
The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) is a federally funded program that provides
opportunities for disadvantaged students who are interested in health professions.