Marquette University is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Milwaukee.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 11,426 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,023 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,800 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 89%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Marquette University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $39,330, and fees were $570. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $39,330 and $570 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students11,426|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
The program trains students to offer high quality nursing care in a range of health care settings. Graduates from the program are eligible to sit for the national licensing exam (NCLEX RN).
Students are admitted to the College of Nursing as freshman with guaranteed required classes and clinical practice hours enabling most students to graduate from the program in four years.
The program offers basic nursing training supported by the University’s core course of study. The curriculum is offered through lectures, seminars, clinical and laboratory experiences and simulated learning.
All applicants accepted to the Marquette BSN program are required to complete 36 credit hours of Core of Common Studies.
Clinical Enrollment Requires:
- Physical exam should be done within six months before entry to the program
- CPR certification and BLS certification
- Criminal background checks
Students will not be able to progress in the program if the health reports and criminal background check are not kept up to date.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||0|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||0||5|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1922 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
05/01/1964 - 12/31/2005
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
12/01/1951 - 12/31/2005
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses|
05/07/1993 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels|
01/01/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/25/1999 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/25/1999 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1130 to 1310|
|ACT||24 to 29|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Considered but not required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Considered but not required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,025/credit|
|In State Students||$1,025/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,025/credit|
|In District Students||$1,100/credit|
|In State Students||$1,100/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,100/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Marquette University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||18%||$1,287|
|State Grant & Scholarships||12%||$3,217|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||100%||$19,239|
|Federal Student Loans||48%||$6,521|
$32,377Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$18,949|
|$30,001 to $48,000$19,400|
|$48,001 to $75,000$24,844|
|$75,001 to $110,000$29,993|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.