Entrance Exam

Entrance Exam

All young men interested in applying to Marquette University High School are required to take the Entrance Exam.

Registration for the Entrance Exam is completed as part of the Admissions application.

Entrance Exam Dates for the Class of 2024:

  • Friday, Nov. 8, 2019; 8 a.m. - noon
  • Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019; 8 a.m. - noon


About the Exam:

  • The HSPT is a five-part multiple choice test of verbal, quantitative, reading, mathematics, and language skills. There is also a written essay.

Preparation for the Exam:

  • Students should get a good night's sleep.
  • On the day of the exam, students should eat a good breakfast.
  • Arrive between 7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Registration will not begin until 7:30 a.m.
  • Students should bring at least two sharpened No. 2 Pencils with them.
  • Students are encouraged to bring a beverage to have during the exam. A light snack will be provided during the break.
  • Calculators are not allowed.
  • Cell phones must be turned off during the exam.
  • Dress code is casual.

Complete Admissions Application Prior to the Exam:

  • All young men interested in admission to Marquette University High School must submit the online application prior to taking the entrance exam.
  • The non-refundable application fee is $30.