Student Demographics

Total student population

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Marquette is a home away from home for more than 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students.

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




Fall 2013 enrollment statistics

  •  Undergraduate enrollment: 8,365
  •  Graduate and professional enrollment: 3,417
  •  TOTAL ENROLLMENT: 11,782



Undergraduate ratios

  • The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.
  • The average lower-division class size is 37.
  • The average upper-division class size is 25.



Diversity information

See demographic information for the classes of 2012–16

Class of 2017 (first-year students)

  • 1,989 enrolled students
  •  53 percent female and 47 percent male
  •  70 percent are from out of state



Class of 2017 high school rank

Freshman Class Rank pie chart
  •  37% in the top 1–10 percent
  •  23% in the top 11–20 percent
  •  17% in the top 21–30 percent
  •  10% in the top 31–40 percent
  •  8% in the top 41–50 percent

College of Professional Studies students are not included.

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