As a Catholic, Jesuit university, Marquette recognizes and cherishes the dignity of each individual regardless of age, culture, faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability or social class. Precisely because Catholicism at its best seeks to be inclusive, we are open to all who share our mission and seek the truth about God and the world. Through our admissions and employment policies and practices, our curricular and co-curricular offerings, and our welcoming and caring campus environment, Marquette seeks to become a more diverse and inclusive academic community dedicated to the promotion of justice.
Our commitment to a diverse university community helps us to achieve excellence by promoting a culture of learning, appreciation and understanding. Each member of the Marquette community is charged to treat everyone with care and respect, and to value and treasure differences. This call to action is integral to the tradition which we share.
Marquette University Law School Statement of Commitment on Diversity
The future of the law school requires: (1) that our entering classes consist of individuals whose intellect, values, and diversity suggest that they will make lasting contributions to the community; and (2) that these individuals enroll in sufficient numbers to sustain an advancing program. Accordingly, the law school is committed to providing full opportunities for the study of law and entry into the profession by qualified members of groups, notably racial and ethnic minorities who have been victims of discrimination.