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Tuition

$6,216

$14,446

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,306
Declined + 583
Total Received 2,889
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Regents B.A.
  2. Biological Science
  3. Nursing
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School Facts

Marshall, founded in 1837, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Fine Arts, Information Technology and Engineering, Liberal Arts, Health Professions, and Science; the Schools of Extended Education, Pharmacy, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Medicine; and the Graduate School. The 100-acre campus is located in Huntington, 50 miles west of Charleston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,708
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

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Codes

SAT 5396
ACT 4526

Social Networks

Public

9,885

undergraduate students

3,823

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Huntington, WV

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Huntington, WV

100-acre campus in Huntington (population: 49,253), 50 miles from Charleston. Served by air, bus, and train; larger airport serves Charleston. Public transportation serves campus.

Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
4%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
26%
18-23
47%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
30%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,306
Declined + 583
Total Received 2,889

Admissions Contact

Tammy Johnson
Director of Admissions
P: 800 642-3499
F: 304 696-3135
admissions@marshall.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,871,380
State $8,096,791
Institutional $150,434
Other external $63,753
Total $27,182,358

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $8,756,984
Institutional $3,224,139
Other external $1,918,386
Total $13,899,509

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Marco the Buffalo
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Adult Technical Education
Adult/Technical Education
Art
Athletic Training
Basic Humanities
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Cytotechnology
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Technology
Exercise Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Forensic Science
Geography
Geology
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
History
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Information Systems
Information Systems Management
Integrated Science/Technology
International Affairs
International Business
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Latin
Leadership Studies
Literary Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Imaging
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Technology
Medicine
Modern Language
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Park Resources/Leisure Services
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Reading Education
Regents Bachelor of Arts
Respiratory Care
Risk Management/Insurance
Safety
Safety Technology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Administration
Teaching
Technology Management
Theatre
Visual Art
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Undergraduate

72%

9,885
students

Female
56%
5,524

Male
44%
4,361

Graduate

28%

3,823
students

Female
66%
2,540

Male
34%
1,283

undergraduateFull-time

86%

8,561
students

Female
56%
4,742

Male
44%
3,819

undergraduatePart-time

14%

1,324
students

Female
60%
782

Male
40%
542

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

82%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

24

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Robyn Messenger
Director of International Admissions
304 696-3367
messeng1@marshall.edu

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