Marshall University

Huntington, WV

Marshall University

Huntington, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$8,532

$19,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
46%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
51%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,605
Declined 846
Total Received 6,451
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Public

9,415

undergraduate students

3,437

graduate students

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School Facts

Marshall University, 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,852
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational

114-acre campus in Huntington (population:47,079), 50 miles from Charleston. Served by air, bus, and train; larger airport serves Charleston. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Huntington Tri-State Airport

Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington
25755

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Gamma Beta Phi
  • The International Students' Organization
  • Newman Association
  • Phi Alpha Theta

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fest
  • Independence Daze
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
22%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
46%
400-499
34%
300-399
6%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
51%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.59

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,605
Declined 846
Total Received 6,451

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dietetics/Dietitian
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation Science
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Rhetoric and Composition
Social Work
Sociology
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Systems Science and Theory
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,852

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

9,415
students

Female
58%
5,470

Male
42%
3,945

27%

3,437
students

Female
65%
2,219

Male
35%
1,218

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

7,123
students

Female
57%
4,046

Male
43%
3,077

25%

2,292
students

Female
63%
1,424

Male
37%
868

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 23%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
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

484

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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