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Tuition & Fees

$7,798

$17,856

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,374
Declined + 517
Total Received 4,891
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Public

9,615

undergraduate students

4,032

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biological Science
  3. Education/secondary
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Codes

SAT 5396
ACT 4526

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
13%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
47%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%
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School Facts

Marshall, founded in 1837, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education and Professional Development, Arts and Media, Information Technology and Engineering, Liberal Arts, Health Professions, and Science; the Schools of Extended Education, Pharmacy, and Medicine; and the Graduate College. The 114-acre campus is located in Huntington, 50 miles west of Charleston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,647
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAFS (American Academy of Forensic Sciences)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)

Huntington, WV

114-acre campus in Huntington (population:48,807), 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
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
48%
300-399
17%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
42%
300-399
13%
30-36
9%
24-29
28%
18-23
47%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline two weeks prior to start of term (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,374
Declined + 517
Total Received 4,891

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

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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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 $17,647,973
State $8,871,303
Institutional $1,453,949
Other external $19,646
Total $27,992,871

Non-need-based

Federal
State $9,229,303
Institutional $6,521,598
Other external $3,212,164
Total $18,963,065

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
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 Bison
School colors
Kelly green and white
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Majors

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

70%

9,615
students

Female
57%
5,500

Male
43%
4,115

Graduate

30%

4,032
students

Female
61%
2,462

Male
39%
1,570

undergraduateFull-time

83%

7,997
students

Female
57%
4,509

Male
43%
3,488

undergraduatePart-time

17%

1,618
students

Female
62%
991

Male
38%
627

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
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

73%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • 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 37
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Malaysia
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Robyn Messenger-Stafford
International Admissions Manager
304 696-4304
international@marshall.edu

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