Marquette University High School

Marquette University High School is rich in history and tradition.
Founded as an academy for young men in 1857 the school was established to educate Catholic immigrants in their faith, to aid their families and the community by encouraging productive employment and civic involvement.
The mission of Marquette University High School---a Catholic, urban, college preparatory school in the Jesuit tradition—is to educate young men to become community leaders of intellectual excellence, sincere compassion and resolute conscience who serve God by serving others.
As a Catholic school, MUHS is nourished by the Sacred Scriptures that have been proclaimed and explained in the Roman Catholic community during two millennia.
This Catholic tradition and heritage are at the inspired center of a faith that proclaims that God has become flesh in Jesus Christ.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 956 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,440
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Marquette University High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1857
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2021

Student Body

Total Students
956 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Marquette University High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
MUHS offers over $1.25 million dollars each year in need based financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,900
Admissions Director
Casey Kowalewski

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Marquette University High School cost?
Marquette University High School's tuition is approximately $8,440 for private students.
What sports does Marquette University High School offer?
Marquette University High School offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Marquette University High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for most sports offered.
What is Marquette University High School's ranking?
Marquette University High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Marquette University High School?
The application deadline for Marquette University High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Marquette University High School located?
Marquette University High School is located in the Merrill Park neighborhood of Milwaukee, WI. There are 1 other private schools located in Merrill Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 956 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,440
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Milwaukee, WI is $6,074 for elementary schools and $11,978 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Milwaukee, WI is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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