Marshall University Rankings

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In the World#1035 of 14178
In North America#327 of 2629
In the United States#293 of 2528
In West Virginia#2 of 26
In Huntington#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
9,415
Graduates
3,437
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Marshall University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate87%86%88%
Applicants6,4512,7293,722
Admissions5,6052,3343,271
Freshmen enrolled full time1,7537241,029
Freshmen enrolled part time16133

3,223 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,531 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,333 or 75%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Marshall University are 940-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,474 or 83%
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

White10451 (81%)
Black or African American604 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown575 (4%)
Nonresident Alien389 (3%)
Two or more races351 (3%)
Hispanic264 (2%)
Asian163 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native26 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,581
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$1,222$1,222
Fee in-state$1,222$1,222
Fee out-of-state$1,222$1,222

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,418
Combined charge for room and board$9,580
Room charge$5,584
Meal charge$3,996

Marshall University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
General Studies217
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse110105
Psychology, General11224
Biology & Biological Sciences, General8814
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other100
Business Administration and Management, General93
Educational Leadership and Administration, General90
Social Work2762
Business & Commerce, General86
Pharmacy76
Education, General5019
Engineering, General3532
Elementary Education and Teaching634
Accounting5110
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies555
Medicine60
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4215
Marketing & Marketing Management, General56
Secondary Education and Teaching47
Computer and Information Sciences, General2124
Finance, General44
Journalism355
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing40
English Language and Literature, General307
Dietetics & Dietitian1720
Art & Art Studies, General36
Mechanical Engineering2114
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services35
Physical Therapy & Therapist35
Chemistry, General275
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist32
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist31
Special Education and Teaching, General30
Health & Health Care Administration & Management28
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth27
Nursing Administration26
Labor and Industrial Relations24
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician1013
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer22
Political Science and Government, General175
Biomedical Sciences, General147
Information Science & Studies19
Environmental Science117
Forensic Science and Technology18
History, General134
Management Information Systems, General17
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance17
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management16
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education16
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other16
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist15
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching311
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist14
Mathematics, General86
Athletic Training & Trainer77
Visual and Performing Arts, General14
Systems Science and Theory14
Rhetoric and Composition94
Medical Informatics13
Sociology12
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General12
Public Policy Analysis, General11
International Relations and Affairs10
Geography81
International Business & Trade & Commerce9
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General9
Clinical Psychology9
Public Health, General62
Geology & Earth Science, General8
Business & Managerial Economics8
Music, General8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7
Humanities & Humanistic Studies42
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician5
Reading Teacher Education5
Rehabilitation Science4
Systematic Biology & Biological Systematics3
Physics, General2
Kindergarten & Preschool Education and Teaching2
Physical Sciences1
Grand Total1151,662868232
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%46%51%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,997
Citations
138,685

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,747
Biology
874
Psychology
659
Chemistry
645
Computer science
269
Art
215
Political science
165
Mathematics
163
Sociology
159
Materials science
150
Engineering
146
Business
129
History
124
Geography
93
Environmental science
85
Economics
81
Geology
45
Physics
34
Philosophy
22

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Medicine84038,877
Business9044,277
Environmental science9384,847
Psychology98912,356
Geography10341,852
Biology111225,557
History118883
Sociology11961,344
Political science1339489
Economics14011,536
Geology1480857
Chemistry16569,929
Mathematics18272,165
Philosophy186115
Computer science19332,769
Art20949
Engineering2283774
Materials science24761,603
Physics2895263

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199058539
199163689
199264622
199356603
199458693
199563796
199660822
199768814
199859849
1999631107
2000931098
2001741259
2002941417
20031021636
20041011812
20051321945
20061582253
20071562640
20081652856
20092003243
20102423491
20112484131
20122594938
20132955463
20143376538
20153266958
20162877326
20173128315
20183218868
201933111346
202037712682

General info

Founded1837
WikipediaMarshall University
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff1,848
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, West Virginia, 25755
United States
City population48,000
Phone8006423463

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