The Value of a Marquette Education
Information graphic on the value and outcomes of a Marquette University education. Updated January 2015.
Of the 56 private schools ranked among U.S. News and World Reportâ€™s top 100 national universities for 2015, only one school ranked above Marquette had lower tuition and fees. the value of a marquette education the value of a marquette education At Marquette, we understand that a college education is a significant investment for our students and their families and requires sacrifices for many of them. Knowing where your money goes and how the university operates is paramount to understanding the true value of your Marquette education. Working together with our students, weâ€™ve compiled some key data and laid it out in an accessible, transparent and easy-to-read guide. As you journey through your four years with us and beyond, know that we recognize the tremendous responsibility we have to help shape and transform the lives of our students at this great Catholic, Jesuit institution, and we are committed to providing them all with a transformational education rooted in excellence. who is the marquette undergraduate student? international students first-generation college students ethnic minorities students who are accepted to Marquette are also accepted at: University of Wisconsin 4% 18% 22% University of Illinois Loyola University Chicago University of Minnesota Saint Louis University female from out of state full time University of Iowa DePaul University noteworthy Direct admission: New students are admitted directly into one of seven colleges â€” enabling them to start their intended degree program right away. 52% 67% 96% Indiana University Purdue University residence life University of Dayton University of Notre Dame 44% live in a residence hall (National Student Clearinghouse and the Accepted Freshman Survey) 100% 9% live in university apartments 47% live in non-university housing Undergraduate profile 2014 noteworthy Marquette has the largest number of student organizations (270-plus) of any of the 28 Jesuit schools, as well as the lowest student activity fee ($30 per semester). participation in high-impact experiences 40% 81% student organization member culminating academic experience (capstone, senior course, etc.) 70% *internship (credit and/or non-credit) 59% service learning course(s) 83% community service 31% study abroad/ international programs 54% student organization leader/officer 20% research with a faculty member outside of class 2014 Graduating Senior Survey *Includes co-op, student teaching, practicum, field placement and clinical placement The percentage of recent graduates who reported that they completed their Marquette degree as quickly as they had planned. (2014 Graduating Senior Survey) 90% marquette private, not-for-profit student retention and graduation rates first-to-second-year retention rates, fall 2013 full-time, first-time freshmen six-year graduation rates*, fall 2007 full-time, first-time freshmen 80% 78% 74% 67% 64% 62% 57% 45% 80%* 89% (Institutional Research, NCES IPEDS Data Center) *2012 Data private, not-for-profit marquette Overall White Black or African-American Hispanic/Latino (Institutional Research, NCES IPEDS Data Center) noteworthy 87% of seniors would choose Marquette again if they were starting over. (2014 Graduating Senior Survey) * The six-year graduation rate, or completion rate within 150% of normal time, is required for disclosure under the Student Right-to-Know Act. noteworthy the marquette classroom 99% of faculty teaching upper-division courses report discussing career plans with students. (2012 Faculty Survey of Student Engagement 2.0) 2014-2015 94% of faculty report that it is important for students in their courses to connect their learning to societal problems or issues. (2012 Faculty Survey of Student Engagement 2.0) faculty 353 660 full-time tenured faculty 122 full-time faculty on tenure track full-time faculty 537 part-time faculty 1,217 total faculty class size 145 2–9 students 344 10–19 students 322 20–29 students 263 30–39 students 95 40–49 students 126 50–99 students 60 100-plus students 1,355 undergraduate classes offered in fall 2014 24 median undergraduate class size student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1 In fiscal year 2013, Marquette faculty received $29.4 million in award dollars for research, instruction and other projects. Additionally, the university supports research through several programs: three-year Way Klingler fellowships, sabbaticals for junior faculty and the Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Research Excellence. $29.4m The percentage of seniors who say they are satisfied with their Marquette education. (2014 Graduating Senior Survey) 94% (Undergraduate Alumni Survey) student employment plans and alumni employment future plans one month before graduation (Graduating Senior Survey) alumni employment and placement outcomes 2014 2013 survey* 72% 20% 4% 3% 66% 27% 15% 1 year after graduation 2011 survey 2013 *Due to a change in how these figures were computed for 2013, they are not directly comparable to the 2011 data. 72% 28% 4% 2% 58% 31% 10% 2013 survey* 93% 5% 2% 0% 2012 5 years after graduation 61% 30% 10% 2011 survey 84% 14% 2% 0% applied for a full-time job applied to a grad/ professional program applied for a full-time service position employed full time graduate school seeking employment stipend-paid post-graduate service noteworthy university finances The university provides more than $90 million per year in scholarship and grant support. budgeted operations financial aid budget, in millions unfunded undergraduate aid (“discount”) ( d ol l a r s i n t h ou sa nd s ) 2010 2011 $57.9 $66.4 $75.8 $80.4 $87.5 proposed fiscal y e ar 2014 revenues expenditures 2012 1% 8.4% 0.2% 3.9% 4.5% 10.2% 26.1% 7% 2.4% 0.3% 0.3% 2013 2014 61.8% 63.1% student assistance from all sources, in millions (state, federal and institutional) 11% 2012–2013 federal $65.6 $100.1 $3.5 2013–2014 net tuition and fees room and board grants contributions investment income endowment income other income* $237,830 42,260 39,375 17,400 800 15,200 32,310 compensation other operating expenditures interest depreciation contigency opportunity fund provost contingency fund $243,075 100,640 9,220 26,740 4,000 500 1,000 institutional state federal institutional $64.1 $106.7 $3.2 revenues $385,175 expenditures $385,175 state * Athletics, residences, parking, etc. tuition and fees 2015–16 undergraduate tuition and fees (per year) the average marquette tuition dollar* $36,720 tuition $11,220 typical room and board 49¢ faculty and staff compensation salaries and benefits 22¢ 16¢ 10¢ 3¢ tuition discount student scholarships student support costs associated with technology, public safety, academic support services, residence life, recreation services $450 fees facility services costs to build and maintain campus buildings administrative expenses insurance, interest expense and operating costs of administrative support units * Calculated as gross tuition The approximate percentage of Marquette undergraduates who receive financial aid, in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and/or student employment. 99% Total Number of Current Named Scholarships (this is the count of endowed scholarships that have a value in the fund). 931 Total $20,122,782 Total $33,546,136 Total $24,305,227 new named scholarships NEW SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED FY10 FY10 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITMENT BY YEAR Immediate $7,413,454 FY11 Endowed $12,709,328 FY12 FY11 Immediate $8,188,496 FY13 Endowed $25,357,640 FY14 FY12 Immediate $8,792,260 Endowed 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 $15,512,968 total endowed immediate impact FY13 Immediate $8,850,248 Total $18,503,248 $9,652,999 Endowed FY14 Immediate $9,114,423 Endowed Total $25,967,939 $16,853,517 categories of giving alumni parents friends corporations foundations other organizations