Student Demographics

Total student population

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Marquette is a home away from home for nearly 11,300 undergraduate and graduate students.

The university's excellent reputation draws students from nearly every state and 72 countries.




Fall 2016 enrollment statistics

  •  Undergraduate enrollment: 8,238
  •  Graduate and professional enrollment: 3,056
  •  TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 11,294



Undergraduate ratios

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1*.
  • The average lower-division class size is 36.
  • The average upper-division class size is 27.

* Based on data from fall 2015




Diversity information

See demographic information for the classes of 2012–16

Class of 2020 (first-year students)

  • 2,002 enrolled students
  • 55 percent female and 45 percent male
  • 71 percent are from out of state



Class of 2020 high school rank

Freshman Class Rank pie chart
  •  32 percent in the top 1–10 percent
  •  23 percent in the top 11–20 percent
  •  20 percent in the top 21–30 percent
  •  14 percent in the top 31–40 percent
  •  6 percent in the top 41–50 percent

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