Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1166
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $34,200
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,709
  • University Selectivity
    58%
  • University Yield
    15%
  • Job Offers
    80%
  • Average Salary
    $48,440
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1910
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
606 N. 13th Street
Straz Hall
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233, United States
Website

College of Business Administration

Located in the Milwaukee, the Marquette University College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management is a nationally ranked AACSB-accredited institution with world-class undergraduate and graduate business programs. We have nationally-ranked undergraduate programs in Accounting, Supply Chain Managements as well as our nationally acclaimed Applied Investment Management program (expanding to include private equity analysis in 2014). A Catholic, Jesuit business school, Marquette is dedicated to developing thoughtful and engaged leaders shaped by business expertise, self-awareness and distinctively developed charact

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About Marquette University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
58% Marquette University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Application essay
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
24332% 24,332
58% 58
15% 15
58% School Selectivity
15% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Counselor Recommendation Form required of all students; official college transcripts for transfer students; evidence of English language ability and financial support for int'l students

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
4887% 4,887
51% 51
17% 17
51% Program Selectivity
17% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.0
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 93
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 21%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 12%
  • Other 9%
  • Consulting 6%
PwC 14
Top Employer
  • Kohl's 9
  • ULINE 6
  • Ernst & Young 5
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
80% College of Business Administration 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
66% 66.1
62% 61.74527272727272
66% Receive Offers
59% 58.8
59% 59.252482758620694
59% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
14% 13.7
16% 15.83261363636364
14% Receive Offers
13% 12.9
17% 16.796475409836066
13% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
5% 5
9% 9.05625
5% Receive Offers
6% 6
9% 9.484761904761905
6% Accept Offers
89% Graduates seeking full-time employment
11% Graduates not seeking employment
97% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
$53,500.00
45K 66K
Finance/Accounting
39% 39
$52,259.00
35K 100K
General Management
1% 1
$31,000.00 Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 3
$39,500.00
35K 46K
Management Information Systems
13% 13
$53,201.00
38K 73K
Marketing/Sales
21% 21
$39,952.00
21K 67K
Operations/Production
8% 8
$47,195.00
37K 61K
Logistics/Transportation
3% 3
$43,634.00
35K 55K
Other
8% 8
$43,808.00
30K 60K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
14% 14
$50,650.00
40K 66K
Consumer Products/Retail
12% 12
$45,904.00
30K 67K
Consulting
6% 6
$48,933.00
21K 73K
Financial Services
21% 21
$53,386.00
30K 100K
Government/Education
1% 1
$46,000.00
30K 62K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
4% 4
$45,286.00
35K 57K
Manufacturing
12% 12
$47,815.00
37K 66K
Media/Entertainment
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-Profit
1% 1
$40,000.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
4% 4
$45,663.00
33K 60K
Sports/Leisure
3% 3
$29,200.00
24K 40K
Technology/Science
9% 9
$53,054.00
36K 76K
Transportation
3% 3
$44,167.00
33K 54K
Utilities
2% 2
$40,000.00
35K 45K
Other
9% 9
$41,059.00
30K 55K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
4% 4
$49,180.00
21K 70K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
$52,000.00
46K 58K
U.S. South
3% 3
$50,500.00
40K 61K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
$47,500.00
45K 50K
U.S. Midwest
87% 87
$39,114.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
3% 3
$52,055.00
36K 76K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
1% 1
$45,000.00 Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PwC 17
  • Robert W. Baird 14
  • Johnson Controls 13
  • Kohl's 12
  • Assurant Health 10
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 19
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 91
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 233
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 564
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Exploration and job/internship search assistance through individual meetings, events and presentations; collaboration with departments to host industry-specific networking and interviewing programs; our career center staff also is in charge of a series of 3 career and professional development courses required of all students. These courses focus on some of the issues above plus other pertinent school to work issues (workplace issues, diversity in the workplace, negotiating job offers, fringe benefits, etc.)

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$46,648
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $34,200
  • Fees $440
  • Expenses $12,008
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$46,648
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $34,200
  • Fees $440
  • Expenses $12,008
93% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 0%
  • Merit 100%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.marquette.edu/mucentral/financialaid/
Scholarships
$17,209,911
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$191,678,254
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business Administration
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
50% 46
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
55% 32
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
11 College of Business Administration 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
12% Less than 20 Students 16% More than 50 Students
72% 21 to 50 students
32 Average number of students in non-business required electives
90 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Manufacturing, Automation and Technology Management
  • Globization and Global Operations Management
  • Management of Manufacturing Processes
  • Procurement Management
  • Development Economics
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2003
Degrees Offered
  • BS / Business Administration
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
125% 125
40% 40
Prominent Faculty
  • J. Craig Andrews

    Marketing and Public Policy

  • Anthony Pennington-Cross

    Real Estate

  • John B. Davis

    Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    A small number of co-op like opportunities are available with local firms in the area of supply chain management; other co-ops are available for accounting students primarily but not entirely in the public accounting area; a small number of students have had co-ops in real estate firms.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The College partners with 25 institutions in 18 countries for semester or year long study abroad opportunities. Students actually pay tuition to our university for the study abroad period and we have agreements with those 25 schools for their students to reciprocate. We also offer five to eight 2-3 week faculty-led study abroad experiences to Europe, Asia/India and South America.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Marquette University is highly rated with regard to the percentage of students doing volunteer and community work in the Milwaukee area, but also internationally. The Applied Global Business Learning program allows students to work with entrepreneurs and small businesses in a developing country to help solve business issues and expand those businesses.

Students

27% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1245 75th Percentile Score on SAT 28.5 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
86% 86
Hispanic
6% 6
Multiethnic
3% 3
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
4%
87%
59%
1%
0%
2%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
88% 88
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
11% 11
Canada
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
91% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
63% 63
81% 81

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 18,603
Alumni Donations
$2,215 Average Gift $1,103,275 Largest Gift

Daniel A. Merkel, CEO American Orthodontics

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Jeff Joerres

    CEO Manpower Group

  • Darren Jackson

    CEO Advanced Auto Parts, Inc

  • William C. Stone

    Chairman and CEO, SS&C Technologies