Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Campus Spotlight: Marquette University



Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Marquette is a private Catholic university with an enrollment of nearly 12,000 students from 70 countries around the world. Established in 1881, Marquette University is one of 28 members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities; it is also one of the largest Jesuit institutions in the country. In 2015, the university was ranked No. 76 by U.S. News & World Report.

At Marquette, students embark upon an intellectually stimulating journey and take advantage of a wide variety of programs, from community service to study abroad. The unique internship programs offered by Marquette’s Les Aspin Center provide students with excellent opportunities to gain firsthand experience in public service. Throughout summer- and semester-long internships in Washington, D.C. and Milwaukee, students apply what they’ve learned in the classroom to real-life settings. These invaluable experiences and professional networks prepare students for future success.


Description
A Catholic university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Degrees/Programs
·         Undergraduate programs: 84 majors, and 79 minors and pre-professional programs in dentistry, law and medicine
·         Postgraduate programs: 60 doctoral and master’s degree programs, 25 graduate certificate programs, plus schools of dentistry and law
Student Body
More than 8,400 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate and professional students representing 70 countries
·         4% international students
·         18% first-generation college students
·         22% ethnic minority students
·         66% from out of state
·         52% female
·         96% full-time students
Faculties
·         1,205 total faculty: 668 full-time and 537 part-time
·         Student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1
·         Median undergrad class size: 22
Program Rankings
U.S. News & World Report:

College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management:
·         Accounting, 25th (2015)
·         International Business (graduate), 22nd (2013)
·         Supply Chain Management, 16th (2013)
·         Finance, 17th (2013)

College of Health Sciences:
·         Physical Therapy, 12th (2013)
·         Speech Pathology and Audiology, 62nd (2013)
·         Physician Assistant, 42nd (2012)

Contact
Undergraduate Admissions
1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Zilber Hall, 136
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 288-7302

The Graduate School
Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

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