Marshall, founded in 1837, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education and Human Services, Fine Arts, Information Technology and Engineering, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Professions, and Science; the Schools of Extended Education, Journalism and Mass Communications, and Medicine; the Community and Technical College; and the Graduate School. Its 70-acre campus is located in Huntington, 50 miles west of Charleston.

Website: www.marshall.edu/

Public
Co-ed
9,593
Undergraduate
Students
(57.6%) 5,523 Women
(42.4%) 4,070 Men
3,611
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 4,987 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.49
SAT Math
440-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
554 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,965
Out-of-state: $32,451
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,128
Out-of-state: $18,614
Room and Board
$10,450
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$12,633
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,420
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
484
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Huntington Population
49,177
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bison --Marco
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.6% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
One John Marshall Drive
City, State, Zip
Huntington, WV 25755
Phone
(304) 696-3160
Fax
(304) 696-3135
E-mail
admissions@marshall.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 4,987 applicants were admitted
Women
92% of 2,836 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 2,151 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,339 (52%) of 4,519 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,178 (45%) of 2,604 admitted students enrolled
Men
957 (50%) of 1,915 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.49
3.75 and Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
5%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
440-550 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
45%
Score of 400 - 500
36%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
554 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
25%
Score of 500 - 600
48%
Score of 400 - 500
23%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
5%
Score of 24 - 29
28%
Score of 18 - 23
53%
Score of 12 - 17
14%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,965
Out-of-state: $32,451
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,128
Out-of-state: $18,614
Room and Board
$10,450
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$2,287
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003815
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,597 (96.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,226 (77.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,214 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
519 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$12,633
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,030 (83.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,545
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 769 (65.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,227
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 808 (66.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
275 (16.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,517

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,543 (88.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,357 (81.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,260 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,545 (20.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$11,290
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,166 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,568
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,748 (72.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,824
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,720 (50.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
945 (13.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,771

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
66%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,420
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
  • 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
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • 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
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Systems Science and Theory
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Forestry
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
484
Part-Time Faculty
228
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
54%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
675,051
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Journalism, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Education
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Humanities
  • Information Science
  • Journalism
  • Management of Technology
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Management Practice in Nurse Anesthesia

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychology--General

Location and Setting


Huntington Population
49,177
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
114 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.2 average low in January, 81.3 average high in September
Rain
140 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Huntington
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Huntington

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
 
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bison --Marco
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x    
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis    
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
golf, rugby
Men's Club Sports
rugby

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, campus crusade for christ, gamma beta phi, the international students'; organization, newman association, phi alpha theta
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
9,593
Women
5,523 (57.6%)
Men
4,070 (42.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
7,460
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
2.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.6% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students.
1.3%
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
3,611

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
41.2%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
49.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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