The Jesuit values and liberal arts requirements of Marquette really allow you to learn and expand your knowledge as an educated person due to required courses such as Intro. to Philosophy and Ethics.
Although the 2014-15 season was rough, but Marquette Men's basketball has a great reputation and the games are so much fun. Also, the Women's basketball team, and both Men and Women's soccer teams are very good, free and fun to watch.
Finally, alumni are very loyal to other Marquette alumni. Marquette allows you to make connections easily with jobs and internships in the city as well.