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Address: Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone Number: 414 288 7250
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Marquette Tour for a Prospective Student

This is not a review of Marquette itself, but of the tour my daughter took as a prospective student. Marquette is one of the schools my daughter is thinking of applying to so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Chicago
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is not a review of Marquette itself, but of the tour my daughter took as a prospective student. Marquette is one of the schools my daughter is thinking of applying to so we signed up on Marquette's web site to take a tour of the school. When we arrived for the tour, my daughter received a book of very... More 

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Cudahy, Wisconsin
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137 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Marquette is an urban campus in Milwaukee. A recent as the 1990s, it was surrounded by crime ridden slums. Fortunately, the administration wised-up and started buying up surrounding properties, tore down old buildings and put up some yuppie condos. The campus itself is a lot of architecturally incompatible buildings, but the library and art gallery are nice. The oasis of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I had to park on top floor of parking lot and walk two long blocks. If there were not any elevators, I remembered 911 and doubted if I could get down all those steps and not be out of breath. It was in the 50's too and cold.

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Chicago, Illinois
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67 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

One of the oldest buildings in the U.S. The chapel was brought over from France and reconstructed many years ago. Its provence is circa 1300. A lovely calm oasis to pray or meditate

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Visited here during a conference. The campus is beautiful, within minutes of driving distance from the heart of downtown. Even though it was summer, there were a lot of people walking around. There is plenty of on-street parking around the campus, with a small fee. The staff was very friendly when I asked for directions around the campus.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great urban university. Athletic fields are across the street from a slaughter house so the smell is not very pleasant. you do get used to it though. Several buildings have incredible charm and history to them. acedemics are incredibly strong.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A nice campus in downtown Milwaukee. The students are friendly and have an active and great ROTC program for the Navy, Marines and Army.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

A fantastic urban university. They've come a long way in 30 years. The campus itself if very nice (now). And, they offer an excellent, faith-based education. The basketball games are a lot of fun too!

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Franklin, WI
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

My daughter was scouting out schools and we found Marquette close to home and intellectually inviting. UW Madison took 1st place though.

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Grafton, Wisconsin, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

A degree from Marquette University is quite an accomplishment. I was intersted in their executive MBA program that quite a few of my business associates have achieved. I also toyed with the idea of going to law school. A very prestigeous law school, excellant school of dentistry, and a very highly regarded engineering school.

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