Commitment to Diversity

As a university, we cherish our commitment to a diverse student body. We think this commitment to a diverse campus enhances your academic experience by exposing you to a variety of backgrounds, attitudes, beliefs and experiences. Marquette continues to be one of the most diverse campuses in Wisconsin.

Where we come from

Marquette is home to 8,024 undergraduate and 3,526 graduate students.

The university's reputation draws students from nearly every state and 64 countries. Sixty-six percent of undergraduate students come from outside of Wisconsin.

Who we are — Class of 2024


30% Students of color

21% Legacy students (students with a parent or sibling who attended Marquette)

22% First-generation college students (the first in their family to attend college)

8% Students with a documented disability

2% Non-resident alien students (international students)

1:1 male to female ratio

57% Catholic

91% reside on campus