Marshall University: Ranking & Review

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Huntington
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United States
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13311126
Top 7%

Marshall University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate90%88%92%
Applicants5,0262,0572,969
Admissions4,5331,8112,722
Enrolled undergraduates1,8017701,031
Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,2465,4527,794

4,219 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,081 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores270
Percent of students submitting SAT scores15%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
549
Math
515

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,676
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $40.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Marshall University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,390$31,448
Off-campus$21,130$31,188
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,254 and other expenses per full academic year.

Marshall University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,473 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,676$16,734
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,122$1,122
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$325$745
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,966$18,400
Fees for full-time graduates$1,122$1,122
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$450$1,085

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs98280146204728
Education15031118479
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3232134369
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21825189
Psychology714213126
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3191122
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6618286
Engineering285078
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service512071
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies561268
English Language and Literature & Letters412263
Visual and Performing Arts46652
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs45550
Physical Sciences37542
Social Sciences35641
History29635
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields211132
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22628
Mathematics and Statistics8614
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1313
Natural Resources and Conservation31013
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1010
Grand Total1031,4579122372,709

A total of 1,560 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Marshall University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,149 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%47%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

General info

Founded1837
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,748
Instructional FTE872
Research FTE1
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.marshall.edu
Address1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, West Virginia, 25755
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population48,000
Phone8006423463

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