Marquette University: Go Golden Eagles!

Mikael Kristenson

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“When people ask if Marquette University is in Michigan, and I tell them my alma mater is in Milwaukee, they sometimes say, ‘What’s the difference?” – Steve Rushin, the winner of the 2005 National Sportswriter of the Year award and a four-time finalist for the National Magazine Award.

Marquette University is a private research facility located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is the largest university in Wisconsin and a very wonderful school. Marquette was also ranked #84 in National Universities by the “Best Colleges U.S News.”

It has many programs, including law, health services, business, and others. The school offers 83 majors and 80 minors to students.

Tuition is nearly $40,000 per year, but 93% of undergraduates receive financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships, and student employment. With financial aid it will be around $30,000 in tuition.

Campus life at Marquette is said to be amazing as well! 93% of freshmen live on campus too.

The graduation rate for Marquette is 79% while the acceptance rate is 84%. The average GPA is 3.58, so high school students need to be earning mostly A’s and B’s with very few C’s.

Marquette University also offers sports and if you’re into basketball, you’re in luck because that’s one of their biggest sports! Go Golden Eagles!