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Marquette University Law School

Rank 71 (USNWR 2023)
155
Median LSAT
3.63
Median GPA
41.0%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Marquette University Law School
  • Marquette University
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY

Marquette University Law School is a law school located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The school was ranked 71 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Marquette University Law School is approximately 183.

Admissions website: https://law.marquette.edu/prospective-students/apply-online

Admissions email: law.admission@marquette.edu

Admissions phone: 414.288.6767

Can I get into Marquette University Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Marquette University Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 155 158
GPA 3.38 3.63 3.76
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1150 41
# Admissions offers 472 -
Class size 183 55
% Accepted 41.0% 54
% Yield 38.8% 85

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,150 people applied and 472 were offered admission.

Marquette University has a 1L class size of 183, and yield of 38.77%. 183 out of 472 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.77% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Marquette University has a median LSAT of 155. The 25th percentile LSAT is 153 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 158.

The median GPA is 3.63. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.38 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.76.

Marquette University Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 78 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Marquette University Law School cost per year?

$0.00
Tuition
$20,048.00
CoA
90.90%
Grads with debt
98th percentile
$161,664.00
Average debt
99th percentile
$56,250.00
Salary, 25th %
19th percentile
$66,250.00
Salary
17th percentile
$55,000.00
PI Salary
31st percentile
51.00%
Employment rate
38th percentile
50.00%
Bar pass rate
2nd percentile

Cost of attending Marquette University Law School

In 2023, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $20,048 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Marquette University Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Marquette University make $66,250 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $55,000.

62.8% of law graduates from Marquette University go directly to work for law firms, while 3.9% clerk for a judge. 6.7% of graduates go into public interest.

50.0% of Marquette University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Marquette University Law School

For more than a century, Marquette University Law School has been committed to training men and women to serve the public interest by becoming highly skilled and ethical attorneys. Traditionally, the curriculum has emphasized the practical aspects of legal education, including an impressive array of clinical, internship, and supervised fieldwork programs. This emphasis includes particular excellence in the areas of intellectual property, dispute resolution, sports law, labor and employment law, criminal law, family law, and litigation-related courses. The National Sports Law Institute, the premier sports law program in the United States, is a part of the Law School. Our more than 7,000 alumni serve in a broad range of legal, public, and corporate positions throughout the United States.

The Law School is located on the university campus—two blocks from the Milwaukee County Courthouse and a short walk from the federal courthouse and downtown Milwaukee. Marquette is the only law school in southeast Wisconsin. Marquette—a Catholic, Jesuit, and urban university—is the largest private university in the state. The Catholic and Jesuit nature of the school manifests itself in a specific concern for the well-being of each student, indeed each individual—the Marquette principle of cura personalis. Persons of all religious and cultural backgrounds attend Marquette, serve on our faculty, and are valued in our community. The Law School is committed to academic freedom, the broadest possible scope of inquiry, and the examination of any subject.

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14:04
If not, your mail would be WL/R letter.
14:47
Those of y'all updated the decision date as today, did you guys get a letter today or an email?
@sfsefsefse: email
14:56
Did you get the email after they sent you a mail (letter)? I am so sorry for asking a lot of questions.
WonderfulEnchantingBullfrog
17:57
i only got the email so far but my status date is still from tuesday
WonderfulEnchantingBullfrog
16:40
for the people that received scholarship offers already, how long did it take to come after your acceptance?
My email date was updated on 2/7/24 saying my file is completed and in review
16:00
how long did it take to get scholarship info?
16:00
I got my check Marquette, acceptance email but still no scholarship info
sfsefsefse
17:42
^ did you get the email before you got your mail?
17:48
I got an email the same day my letter was suppose to arrive. I knew it was coming due to usps informed delivery
sfsefsefse
18:15
My status tracker says that my decision letter is coming!
sfsefsefse
18:15
I am nervous.
sfsefsefse
15:49
I got WL...
that's tough
FluffySneakyVampire
11:31
Anyone get off the WL yet?
saw a reddit user predict that we probably won't start hearing back about the WL until April when deposits are due which makes sense but is not what I want to hear
FluffySneakyVampire
17:33
same
sfsefsefse
14:44
Waitlisted everywhere... I hate my life.
I havent heard back from them in weeks. Someone looked at my application on 2/9 but havent heard anything since. I doubt i get in lol
WonderfulEnchantingBullfrog
11:22
how have you guys been finding out about your scholarship offers?
Anyone get in after academic dismissal?
my scholarship letter came about a week after my acceptance letter
0:52
Has anyone got off the waitlist?
What's the scholarships looking like? I just got accepted but it did not say.
WonderfulEnchantingBullfrog
15:55
does anyone know if marquette negotiates scholarships?
EnchantingSwankyDog
18:00
They mail the scholarship info (snail mail)
9:51
did everyone get the letter first or did they email/update the status checker?
does anyone know if marquette negotiates scholarships?
11:32
@CurSagLaw: I got the letter and email on the same day
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