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Marquette University Demographics & Diversity

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Marquette University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Marquette University students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 4%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Marquette University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Marquette University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Marquette University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Marquette University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,779
Women 6,541

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Marquette University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of Wisconsin or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Marquette University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 64%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,591 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2.2%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239105 IPEDS survey data for Marquette University.