Freshmen – Apply today

Freshman applicants seek to enroll as full-time undergraduate students at Marquette University. Any student enrolled in high school or any full-time-seeking student who has not earned post-secondary college credit may apply as a freshman. High school students enrolled in college course work while in high school (dual enrollment) are freshman applicants.

International students (non-U.S. citizens) who match the characteristics above can apply as freshman but have unique requirements and should visit the Office of International Education for instructions.

Ready? Begin your application.

The Marquette application for admission:


  • Priority application deadline: December 1
    (Applications received after December 1 are reviewed on a space-available basis.)
    International applicants, refer to the Office of International Education for deadlines.
  • Scholarship deadline: February 1
  • Complete timeline

What you'll need:

  • High school transcript(s)
  • ACT or SAT scores from testing organization or on high school transcript
  • Essay (tips)
  • Counselor recommendation form (printed upon application completion)
  • List of extracurricular activities
  • Zeemee profile (optional)
  • College transcripts, upper level IB scores and AP exam scores may be sent at a later time and are not needed for freshman application review.
  • Letters of recommendation are not needed.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Download in new window)

What's next?

Upon receipt of your application, we will email access information for your online application account. Through this account, you may return to your application and check the stutus. Application review begins once we receive your online application and all supporting materials. Beginning in late September, admission decisions are mailed 2-3 weeks following the submission of your apllicaiton and receipt of all supporting materials..

What we look for:

Student studying on campus

Contact us


Application status

Log into your admissions application account to verify the status of your application.

To ask a question or get information, call (414) 288-7302. Or ask a quick question via our contact form.