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Of the 56 private schools ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s top 100 national universities for 2016, only two schools 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, we’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%

23%

University of Illinois

Loyola University Chicago

University of Minnesota

St. Louis University female

from out of state

full time

Indiana University

DePaul University

noteworthy Direct admission: New students are admitted directly into one of seven colleges — enabling them to start their intended degree program right away.

53%

68%

96%

Purdue University

University of Iowa

University of Dayton

residence life

University of Notre Dame 43% live in a residence hall

100%

9% live in university apartments

48% live in non-university housing Undergraduate profile 2015

(National Student Clearinghouse and the Accepted Freshman Survey)

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

43% culminating academic experience (capstone, senior course, etc.)

80% student organization member

51%

55%

73%

service learning course(s)

*internship (credit and/or non-credit)

30%

82% community service

study abroad/ international programs

student organization leader/officer

20% research with a faculty member outside of class

2015 Graduating Senior Survey * Includes co-op, student teaching, practicum, field placement and clinical placement

84%

The percentage of recent graduates who reported that they completed their Marquette degree as quickly as they had planned. (2015 Graduating Senior Survey) * Included December graduates for the first time

student retention and graduation rates

first-to-second-year retention rates, fall 2014 full-time, first-time freshmen

marquette

six-year graduation rates*, fall 2008 full-time, first-time freshmen

private, not-for-profit

81%

79%

70%

69%

68%

64%

58%

45%

80%*

private, not-for-profit

90%

marquette

(Institutional Research, NCES IPEDS Data Center)

Overall

* 2013 Data

White

Black or African-American

Hispanic/Latino

(Institutional Research, NCES IPEDS Data Center)

noteworthy 86% of seniors would choose Marquette again if they were starting over.

(2015 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 99% of faculty teaching upper-division courses report discussing career plans with students. (2012 Faculty Survey of Student Engagement 2.0)

the marquette classroom

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

342

full-time tenured faculty

675

full-time faculty

120

full-time faculty on tenure track

526

part-time faculty

1,201 total faculty

class size

134

2–9 students

407

10–19 students

240

20–29 students

291

30–39 students

104

40–49 students

127

50–99 students

48

100-plus students

1,351 undergraduate classes offered in fall 2015

25

median undergraduate class size

student-to-faculty ratio: 15:1 Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

In fiscal year 2015, Marquette faculty received $25.6 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.

$25.6m Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

95%

The percentage of seniors who say they are satisfied with their Marquette education. (2015 Graduating Senior Survey)

student employment plans and alumni employment

future plans one month before graduation

alumni employment and placement outcomes

(Graduating Senior Survey)

(Undergraduate Alumni Survey)

2015

60%

28%

12%

2014

2013 survey*

72%

2011 survey

72%

2013 survey*

2011 survey

20%

4%

3%

28%

4%

2%

93%

5%

2%

0%

84%

14%

2%

0%

1 year after graduation

* Because of a change in how these figures were computed for 2013, they are not directly comparable to the 2011 data.

66%

27%

15%

2013 5 years after graduation

58%

applied for a full-time job

31%

applied to a grad/ professional program

10%

applied for a full-time service position

employed full time

graduate school

seeking employment

stipend-paid post-graduate service

noteworthy The university provides more than $90 million per year in scholarship and grant support.

university finances

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 )

proposed fiscal y e ar 2015

$66.4

2012

$75.8

2013

$80.4

2014

$87.5

2015

$91.4

expenditures

revenues

0.2% 0.2% 9.7% >0.0%

2011

7.0%

3.9%

2.0%

2.4%

4.4% 10.1%

61.2%

26.5%

student assistance from all sources, in millions (state, federal and institutional)

61.7%

10.7%

2013–14 federal

net tuition and fees

$243,800

compensation

$245,973

room and board

42,770

other operating expenditures

grants

40,375

interest

contributions

17,400

depreciation

27,720

250

contingency

8,000

investment income

105,482 9,630

endowment income

15,360

opportunity fund

other income

38,570

provost contingency fund

800 1,000

institutional state

$398,605

* Athletics, residences, parking, etc.

expenditures

$398,605

$100.4 $3.2 2014–15

federal institutional

revenues

$64.1

state

$62.8 $105.6 $3.2

tuition and fees

2016–17 undergraduate tuition and fees (per year)

the average marquette tuition dollar*

$38,000 tuition

49¢

$11,440 typical room and board

24¢

14¢ 11¢

faculty and staff compensation salaries and benefits tuition discount student scholarships student support costs associated with technology, public safety, academic support services, residence life, recreation services

$470 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%

Number of current named scholarships (this is the count of endowed scholarships that have a value in the fund)

new named scholarships

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED

959

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITMENT BY YEAR

2010–11

2010–11

Immediate

$8,188,496

Total $33,546,136

Endowed

2011–12

$25,357,640

2012–13

2011–12

Immediate

$8,792,260

2013–14

Total $24,305,227

Endowed

$15,512,968

2014–15

2012–13

Immediate

$8,850,248

0

10

20

30

40

50

total

60

70

Total $18,503,248

Endowed

80

$9,652,999

2013–14

Immediate

$9,114,423

Total $25,967,939

Endowed

endowed

$16,853,517

immediate impact 2014–15

Immediate

$9,126,203 Endowed

Office of University Advancement

$20,067,668

Total $29,193,871

categories of giving

alumni parents friends corporations foundations other organizations

Office of University Advancement


The Value of a Marquette Education