What to Submit

Applicants for the M.A. degree and the Certificate program submit directly to the Graduate School:

  • A completed application form and fee
  • Official transcripts from all current previous colleges/universities except Marquette
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A 300-word statement for of academic and professional goals
  • The GRE is required
  • For international applicants only: TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency is required. A minimum score of 600 on the paper-based version, 250 on the computer-based version, or 100 on the Internet-based version is required.

Applying To The Marquette University Graduate School

The Application for Admission & Financial Aid is the only form you need to formally apply to the graduate school and the department of your interest. To start your application process, please read the Application Instructions and Guidelines. Once you've done so, you can complete your application process through our online form.

Please also check out our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information on GPAs, GRE scores, financial aid, how to apply to multiple programs and more.

Application Review & Program Requirements

Applications will not be reviewed for admission until all materials, including those requested by the proposed graduate program, have been received. View Program Requirements