Marshall University: Statistics

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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
89%
Average SAT
1043
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
8,772
Graduates
3,186
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Marshall University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 89% 89% 89%
Applicants 6,718 2,726 3,992
Admissions 5,996 2,431 3,565
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,701 691 1,010
Freshmen enrolled part time 27 19 8

5,456 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,630 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,351 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1145
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Marshall University are 940-1145 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,289 or 75%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Marshall University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 9769 (82%)
Black or African American 562 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 549 (5%)
Two or more races 334 (3%)
Hispanic 281 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 254 (2%)
Asian 158 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 21 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$11,133
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,190$7,506
Tuition in-state $7,190$7,506
Tuition out-of-state $18,044$19,840
Fee in-district $1,322$1,322
Fee in-state $1,322$1,322
Fee out-of-state $1,322$1,322

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,350
Combined charge for room and board $9,974
Room charge $5,724
Meal charge $4,250

Marshall University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 102 102
General Studies 189
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 107
Psychology, General 69 32
Business Administration and Management, General 98
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 94 3
Business & Commerce, General 88
Social Work 43 42
Medicine 79
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 77
Pharmacy 71
Elementary Education and Teaching 66 1
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 55 9
Accounting 43 14
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 56
Education, General 43 11
Secondary Education and Teaching 54
Finance, General 52
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 49
English Language and Literature, General 35 14
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 36 11
Dietetics & Dietitian 14 32
Engineering, General 23 19
Journalism 35 5
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 39
Art & Art Studies, General 36
Mechanical Engineering 28 7
Physical Therapy & Therapist 33
Chemistry, General 29 1
Nursing Administration 30
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician 25 5
Computer and Information Sciences, General 23 6
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 28
Special Education and Teaching, General 28
Political Science and Government, General 24 3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 27
Reading Teacher Education 26
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 26
Labor and Industrial Relations 25
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 21 1
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 21
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 21
Biomedical Sciences, General 14 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 18
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 18
Information Science & Studies 17
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 17
Visual and Performing Arts, General 17
Environmental Science 13 3
Mathematics, General 7 8
Systems Science and Theory 15
Athletic Training & Trainer 5 9
History, General 9 5
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 13
Medical Informatics 13
Forensic Science and Technology 12
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 12
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician 11
Geography 7 4
Clinical Psychology 10
International Business & Trade & Commerce 10
Public Health, General 1 9
Business & Managerial Economics 9
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 6 3
Rhetoric and Composition 4 5
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 8
Management Information Systems, General 8
International Relations and Affairs 7
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 7
Sociology, General 7
Geology & Earth Science, General 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Physics, General 6
Rehabilitation Science 4 2
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching 5
Music, General 4
Physical Sciences, General 3
Public Policy Analysis, General 3
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 2
Cytotechnology & Cytotechnologist 1
Economics, General 1
Grand Total 113 1,629 794 239
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 50% 46% 54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,157
Citations
114,662

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
2,017 / 59,357
Biology
1,227 / 35,966
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
954 / 25,760
Psychology
540 / 12,886
Computer Science
475 / 8,025
Chemistry
442 / 8,737
Engineering
363 / 4,010
Art & Design
343 / 567
Environmental Science
330 / 10,297
Business
315 / 9,050
Health Science
259 / 4,515
Physics
255 / 3,765
Oncology and Cancer research
248 / 8,082
Demography
220 / 19,971
Surgery
211 / 5,145
Mathematics
202 / 3,867
Biochemistry
162 / 5,115
Pharmacology
159 / 3,628
Political Science
154 / 1,388
Materials Science
151 / 1,723
Economics
139 / 2,901
Sociology
134 / 919
Ecology
131 / 7,005
Immunology
128 / 6,308
Child Psychology
124 / 2,438
Fashion Design
120 / 5
Social Psychology
113 / 2,862
Anatomy and Physiology
111 / 3,458
Molecular Biology
111 / 3,644
History
110 / 55
Performing arts
105 / 6
Art History
104 / 11
Cardiology
100 / 2,636
Pathology
99 / 2,754
Family medicine
96 / 901
Math Teachers
96 / 1,386
Geography and Cartography
94 / 1,207
Pediatrics
93 / 8,593
Healthcare Management (MHA)
89 / 1,611
Physical Therapy
85 / 1,204

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 65 712
1992 64 654
1993 59 634
1994 57 716
1995 63 818
1996 63 850
1997 70 841
1998 63 866
1999 68 1162
2000 96 1132
2001 77 1332
2002 98 1487
2003 109 1700
2004 105 1936
2005 136 2117
2006 163 2347
2007 165 2822
2008 171 3046
2009 203 3525
2010 246 3804
2011 258 4433
2012 264 5324
2013 300 5838
2014 346 6991
2015 329 7398
2016 300 7766
2017 320 8911
2018 337 9958
2019 332 12327
2020 440 15161
2021 379 16968

Marshall University alumni

  1. Billy Crystal

    Billy Crystal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    film directorstage actorscreenwritertelevision directordirector
    Biography

    William Edward Crystal is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and film director. He gained prominence in the 1970s and 1980s for television roles as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and as a cast member and frequent host of Saturday Night Live. Crystal then became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes Running Scared (1986), The Princess Bride (1987), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Memories of Me (1988), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), City Slickers (1991), Mr. Saturday Night (1992), Analyze This (1999), and Parental Guidance (2012). He provided the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. He also starred on the Broadway stage in 700 Sundays in 2004 and again in 2014 and in Mr. Saturday Night in 2022.

  2. Jason Williams

    Jason Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    screenwriterbasketball player
    Biography

    Jason Chandler Williams is an American former professional basketball player who was a point guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for twelve seasons during the late 1990s and 2000s. In 2006, Williams won an NBA championship as the starting point guard for the Miami Heat. Due to his style of play, he was given the nickname "White Chocolate" or "Salty Chocolate".

  3. Conchata Ferrell

    Conchata Ferrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-2020 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Conchata Galen Ferrell was an American actress. Although she was a regular cast member of five TV sitcoms, she was best known for playing Berta the housekeeper for all 12 seasons of Two and a Half Men. For her performance as Berta, she received two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (in 2005 and 2007). She had previously been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in L.A. Law (in 1992).

  4. Robert Byrd

    Robert Byrd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2010 (aged 93)
    Enrolled in Marshall University
    In 1994 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    lawyerfiddlerhistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Carlyle Byrd was an American politician who served as a United States senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 until his death in 2010. A Democrat, Byrd also served as a U.S. representative for six years, from 1953 until 1959. He remains the longest-serving U.S. Senator in history; he was the longest-serving member in the history of the United States Congress until surpassed by Representative John Dingell of Michigan. Byrd is the only West Virginian to have served in both chambers of the state legislature and in both chambers of Congress.

General info

Founded 1837
Colors green, white
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 1,800
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, West Virginia, 25755
United States
City population 48,000
Phone 3046963170

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