Admission Requirements

We welcome your interest in Marquette. To apply online or print an application, view the information below.
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What to Submit

Applicants for the M.A. degree and the Certificate program submit directly to the Graduate School:

• A completed application form and fee

• Official transcripts from all current previous colleges/universities except Marquette

• Three letters of recommendation

• A 300-word statement for of academic and professional goals

• GRE required. 

• A TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency. A minimum score of 600 on the paper-based version or 250 on the computer-based version is required. Minimum scoring for the Internet-based version is still being established (for international M.A. degree applicants only)


Applying To The Marquette University Graduate School

The Application for Admission & Financial Aid is the only form required to apply for both admission to the graduate school and the department of your interest, as well as for Graduate School financial aid. Apply Online

Application Instructions & Guidelines

Who Should Use This Online Application?
Application Deadlines
Applying to Multiple or Joint Degree Programs
Official Transcripts
Letters of Recommendation/Reference
Test Data
Drafting Your Statement of Purpose
Writing an Academic Resume
Permission to Discuss Applicant's File with a Third Party (Optional)


Application Review & Program Requirements

Applications will not be reviewed for admission until all materials, including those requested by the proposed graduate program, have been received. View Program Requirements