Marquette University’s ranking by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s “best college values” for four consecutive years and its rating by Kaplan/Newsweek as “a hidden treasure,” attest to the quality of the university’s educational tradition. The university’s mission encompasses the search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others. Faculty are committed to a teacher-scholar model and stress educating the whole person. Undergraduates, who consistently give 100,000 hours of community service each year, have earned national recognition for their concern and dedication. Within a year of graduation, 97 percent of Marquette’s undergraduates are employed full time or enrolled in graduate or professional schools. The university offers undergraduate degrees in more than 60 majors, graduate degrees in 35 master’s and 17 doctoral programs, professional degrees in law and dentistry, and degree-completion programs for working adults.