Application Instructions and Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in applying to Marquette University Graduate School! Please read these instructions prior to starting an application. They will answer many of the questions you may have and will save you time and effort. If you need assistance completing the online application, please contact the Graduate School at (414) 288-7137.

Make note of the application requirements and deadline for your program of interest.

Apply online


Submit an online application* and application fee.

*Students interested in applying for an Inter-University exchange program through UWM, MCW, or the Midwest Catholic Schools Consortium should make note of any additional steps.

*Prospective Nursing students must apply and submit all application requirements via NursingCAS.

*Prospective Speech-Language Pathology students must apply and submit all application requirements via CSDCAS.

Attach supporting documents

Submit transcripts

Submit test scores

Gather letters of recommendation

Track your materials

Receive your decision

  • Expect to receive a decision approximately six to eight weeks after the application deadline. Each program has its own admission committee, and therefore the time frames for application reviews and decisions vary.
  • As soon as an admissions decision is made, the Graduate School will send you official notification.