91%

Acceptance Rate

$10,144

Avg.Financial Aid

003815

FAFSA Code

About Marshall University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

13,204

Website

www.marshall.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Marshall University is a public research university that was founded in the year 1837 in Huntington, West Virginia. It is a public comprehensive university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia.

Named after John Marshall, this institution was founded in 1837. Even though the institute was named as Marshall college in 1858, it still hadn't attained the status of a true college. Closed down for much of the 1860s, the institution was resurrected and renamed as State Normal School of Marshall College in 1867. In 1920, this school started offering four-year degrees for the first time. Enrollment in the University reached 16,500 in 2004.

This university is a mid-sized institution with an enrollment of 7,460 undergraduate students and 13,204 students in total from various parts of the world. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. This university advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs. The vision of this university is To inspire learning and creativity that ignites the mind, nurtures the spirit, and fulfills the promise of a better future.

The university has got its accreditation and recognization from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) - An organization that recognizes most of the universities in the USA to offer various degrees.

 

Online Education at Marshall University

The university offers 35 online programs in 10 disciplines for both undergraduate and graduate students.

They provide outstanding online live classroom, 2-way audio/video options for both desktop and mobile devices.

Collaborate ultra is a browser-based virtual classroom where a student can experience the best online classes and takes less time to set up.

Location & Contact

Address

1 John Marshall Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8006423463
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

According to USN, the rankings are:

  • #147- In Top Performers On Social Mobility
  • #110- Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

This university has a reputation for helping students in getting jobs for both undergraduates and graduates.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

91%

SAT Range

910 - 1130

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Marshall University admissions are made easy for every student with a decent academic background easily get in. More than half the applicants admitted to Marshall University have an SAT between 910 and 1130 or an ACT score of 19 and 25. Though one-quarter of admitted applicants achieved scores above these ranges, and one quarter scored below these ranges. The application deadline is August 1 and the application fee at Marshall University is $40. 

Student's GPA is considered a very important academic factor for the admissions officials at Marshall University. A student’s high school class rank, when available, is considered, and letters of recommendation are considered important for admissions officials at Marshall University.

Why Marshall University?

Making yourself clear on what university to attend and why would be the best answer that you would ever haunt for! To understand why you should consider Marshall, we suggest you have a campus tour

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$8,850

Average Annual Cost

$7,006

Books And Supplies

$1,100

Other Fees

$1,122

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,454

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,287

Total One Year Cost

$21,969

The expense includes the cost of education i.e $7,006, cost of lodging i.e $10,454, and for books and supplies is $1,100. The creative payment plans and financing options Marshall University help manage the cost of education.

The university has many simple, innovative, and flexible payment and financing programs that are completely designed in order to manage the student’s college investment.

It is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses.

Learn more about the costs incurred while going to Marshall University from our programs and tuition page

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,493

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

200 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

184 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

123 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

89 Graduates

Psychology, General

80 Graduates

Biology, General

66 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

56 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

52 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

51 Graduates

Marketing

50 Graduates

Journalism

48 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

47 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

46 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

41 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

41 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

37 Graduates

History

32 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

31 Graduates

Chemistry

27 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

27 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

23 Graduates

Social Work

22 Graduates

Engineering, General

21 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

21 Graduates

Political Science and Government

20 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

18 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

18 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

17 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

14 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

14 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

13 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Systems Science and Theory

13 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

International Business

11 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

10 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

8 Graduates

Public Health

8 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

7 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

7 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

7 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

5 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Insurance

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,593

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

78%

Part-time

22%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

5% Unknown

5% Black

2% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

20%

Out Of State

79%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$45,141 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,474/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,996/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,996/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Marco the Bison

School Colors

kelly green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Conference USA

Total Male Athletes

217

Total Female Athletes

242

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,644 per year. The number of female and male students at the university are 42% and 58%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,798

$29,261

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$185 - 304

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,144

Students Receiving Federal Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,333

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,658

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,640

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,990

$30K - $48K

$11,218

$48K - $75K

$9,661

$75K - $110K

$6,158

> $110K

$4,900

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$26,641,142

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,885,603

Although it is reported that it costs well over $21,969 each year to study at the Marshall University, the students who receive grants and other forms of financial aid through scholarships have to meet a very less price. The percentage of students receiving financial aid is over 96% while the average total aid awarded is $10,144 per year.

There are many types of financial aid options available to help students cover up the expenses made towards getting their final degree. Student loans are a great way to cover any extra expenses that might incur. Scholarships are also provided to the students for helping to get their degrees.

A candidate has to file the FAFSA and receive their Student Aid report that generates information about a student's financial status to pay for education.

Marshall University's federal school code is 003815.

So, every academic year a candidate would receive financial assistance in the following forms:

Gift Aid - $10,144

Federal and State grant - $9,991

Insttutional Grant - $4,658

For any further information about the financial assistance that you would receive from Marshall, we suggest you follow our financial aid page

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