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.

ROTC

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:

Honors Program

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 beyond. 

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.

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Beyond the books

Community service by Marquette studentsThe classroom is only one part of the Marquette experience. Our students take advantage of a wide range of programs, from studying abroad to community service and student organizations.

  • Study abroad
  • Community service
  • Multicultural programs
  • Student organizations
  • Graduate student organizations