- Marquette is the largest Catholic college of engineering in the nation with over 1,100 undergraduates and 299 graduate students.
- Marquette is ranked No. 1 in the nation among Jesuit colleges of engineering.
- All students are admitted directly into the College of Engineering as freshmen. There is NO pre-engineering. There are no arbitrary grade point restrictions on eligibility for junior and senior courses.
- Marquette offers students outstanding facilities with laboratories containing up-to-date computing resources.
- All residence halls are wired for high-speed Internet connection.
- Some residence hall specialty floors are limited to engineering students.
- The College of Engineering guarantees the availability of required courses to graduate in four years.
- All engineering courses are taught by regular faculty with full- or part-time faculty appointments, not teaching assistants.
- The college maintains a near-common freshman curricula, making it easy to be an undecided freshman. Transfer within the college departments is not restricted or limited by quotas. Approximately 20 percent of entering freshmen have undeclared majors.
- Minors are available in many areas, including business, mathematics, computer science, physics and areas of engineering other than the student's major. An engineering ethics and values minor is also available.
- Marquette has been a pioneer in the development of interdisciplinary freshman through senior engineering design. Many senior design projects include significant interaction with local industry.
- The average course credit load for day students is 16.5 credit hours. Average class size in engineering is 33 students for lower-division courses and 23 for upper-division courses.
- Co-operative education opportunities are nationwide, providing first term co-op incomes averaging $14 per hour or more. Approximately 50 percent of Marquette engineering students participate in Co-op.
- Engineering programs can lead to many other career paths, such as law, medicine, dentistry and business.
- A five-year B.S./M.S. degree program is available to engineering students
- All departments offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs.
- Average starting salaries and rate of profession of Marquette engineering graduates are consistently above the national average. Recent graduates have been placed at a rate of 98.6 percent within six months of graduation.