MU

Marshall University

1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    39
  • Class Notes
    32
  • Textbook Notes
    3
  • Study Guides
    4
  • Currently Enrolled
    32
  • Previously Enrolled
    86

Overview of Marshall University (MU)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,489
    • Men:4,003 (42.2%)
    • Women:5,486 (57.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (MU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Marshall University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One John Marshall Drive
City, State, Zip
Huntington, WV  25755
Phone
(304) 696-3160
Fax
(304) 696-3135
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
89% of 4,891 applicants were admitted
Women
90% of 2,907 applicants were admitted
Men
88% of 1,984 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,339 (53%) of 4,374 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,281 (49%) of 2,620 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,058 (60%) of 1,754 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
37%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (MU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,798|Out-of-state: $17,856
  • Room & Board: - $10,126 (74.49970570924073%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,100 (8.09299587992937%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,366 (17.4072984108299%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Marshall University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On or about April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003815
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,735 (96.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,349 (77.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,334 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
330 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
49%
Average Award
$12,330
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,113 (83.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,217
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 868 (65.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,490
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 889 (66.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
297 (16.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,202

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,913 (88.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,624 (81.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,534 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,128 (20.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
48%
Average Award
$11,101
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,352 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,459
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,036 (72.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,965
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,803 (50.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,032 (13.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,707

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,095
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (MU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


486

Part-Time Faculty


202

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


57%

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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
581,423

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Marshall University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


72.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


29.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


49.0%

Programs & Majors (MU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (55)


  • Accounting
  • Adult and Continuing Education Administration
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • 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
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Systems Science and Theory

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

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


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


Forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


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

Master's Programs of Study (52)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Education
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Health Education
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Humanities
  • Information Science
  • Journalism
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Vocational and Technical Education

Campus Life (MU)

Location & Geography

Population


49,177

Nearest Metropolitan Area


114 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Huntington
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 of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Marshall University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,846

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,489
Women
5,486
Men
4,003

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 5.9% Black/African-American
  • 2.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 83.2% White
  • 4.7% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 47 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


3,757

Student Resources (MU)