• Address: 1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755

  • Phone Number: (800) 642-3463

  • Website: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html

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About Marshall University

Marshall University was found as Marshall Academy in 1837. The institution is a coeducational public university. The Institution became Marshall College in 1958 and got the status as a university in 1961. By 1921, a third building was constructed on campus. In the 1950s, the college returned to more normal conditions after World War II and the influx of veterans.

A unit of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps was established on campus in 1951. Athletic teams began competing in the Mid-American Conference in 1954. A new dormitory for freshman women (now Prichard Hall, an administration building) opened in 1955. One of the state’s largest classroom buildings, Corbly Hall, named for the school’s first president, opened. Basketball teams finally had their own arena on campus in Cam Henderson Center. A medical education building was constructed with federal funds at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in nearby Wayne County. A major addition to the Science Building was completed. A new fine arts center was built, as well as the beginning stages of a new football stadium.

Their faculty members are leaders, me, tors and cultivators of talent. They are making a real difference in the lives of students. Now the university has 9 undergraduate colleges under it with more than 10,000 students and about 3500 postgraduate students.

  • Marshall University acceptance rate is 89%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 19:1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 45%, and the retention rate is 75% for the full-time students and 62% for part-time students.

  • The total population of the university is 13,647, which includes 10,178 full time and 3,469 part-time students.

  • Marshall University address is 1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755. 


Marshall University Online

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

  • Marshall University Blackboard – It is an online platform where both faculty and students can interact and take advantage of services that it provides. It helps the faculties with student identification verification and exam security.

  • 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.

  • Marshall provides support for online students on 24/7 and resolves their issues anytime.

  • MUOnline gives access to the students once they register for their online courses. It’s a platform which includes Design Center Lab devoted to answering the students' questions. 


Marshall University Schools and Colleges

College of Liberal Arts and Media College of Information Technology and Engineering
Honors College School of Pharmacy
Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine College of Health Professions
Lewis College of Business College of Education and Professional Development
College of Sciences Graduate College in Business Management

Marshall University Tuition and Program

  • Average Tuition fee for Undergraduate In-state students is $6,676, and it's $17,856 for Out-state students. 

  • Average Tuition fee for Graduate In-state students is $6,966, and it's $18,400 for Out-state students. 

Marshall provides a certificate in Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Graduate, and Undergraduate online programs. Some of its programs are

Master of Arts in Behavioral Sciences Bachelor of Science in Geography
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science Graduate Certificate in Health Science
Master of Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Information Systems
Master of Science in Criminal Justice Master of Arts
Doctor of Education Master of Science in Nursing Education

Marshall University Financial Aid

The university is committed to providing the students with the best educational experience. They ensure that money shouldn't be a barrier to education. The university helps students in planning and meeting all their educational expenses. The eligible students have to fill up the FAFSA Form. The Marshall University FAFSA/federal school code is 003815.

  • Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and TEACH Grants and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.

  • Institutional Aid comprises of Marshall University Honors College Scholarship, Promise Scholarship, Presidential scholarship. Michael Perry Scholarship, and Grants such as Opportunity Grant.

  • West Virginia Higher Education Grant and West Virginia Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student Grant are included under State Aid.

  • Military Aids are Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance for members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard.


Marshall University Accreditation

University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accredited Programs

  • Medical programs are accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

  • Advertising and Journalism programs are accredited by Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. 


Marshall University Library

  • University library is also called as Drinko Library. Here the students can borrow, circulate the books, articles, music recordings, DVD and many more.

  • Marshall with the view of making the Interlibrary loan more secure and user-friendly. In order to access this, a student has to login to his MUNET credentials that are used for MUOnine and myMU.

  • Students can request books, DVD's, articles from the library for electronic delivery, campus-to-campus delivery.

  • MU Mobile Library - The university has made it easy to access their library by phone. Students can download the free application that is available for both Android and IOS. 


Marshall University Rankings and Reviews

 Rankings of the university are as follows 

  • University is ranked 14th in 'Top Public Schools' by US News.

  • Marshall is ranked 5th in Top 20 Master’s Degrees in Health Informatics.

  • University is ranked 1st in the Forensic Science Graduate Program (American Board of Criminalistics).

Students reviews on university are as follows

  • University strives to bring out the best in the students every semester. Professors are supportive and keep the students engaged.

  • Students are challenging, classes are big and environment that encourages students to focus on what they want and pushes them towards achieving them.


Marshall University Campus life

  • Marshall's campus is a fusion of old and new, from a new Memorial student center to old buildings on campus. They have 230 recognized student organization on campus.

  • Marshall University Football team is called as Marshall Thundering Herd football. The team represents the university as a member of the Conference USA Eastern division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, playing at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level.

  • The university is also an active participant in other sports such as Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Swimming and Diving, Women's Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Softball, Cheerleading, Track & Field etc.

  • Herdzone is an online store for students to purchase sports accessories and apparels.

Marshall University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
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Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Huntington, West Virginia

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003815
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

NAACLS, ACEN, ACEJMC

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Student Portal , Veterans Friendly , Yellow Ribbon Program, eLibrary

Data Source: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Marshall University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 89 %
Student Faculty Ratio 19: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 75 % Part Time: 62 %
Total Population 13,647
Student Population Full Time: 10,178 Part Time: 3,469
Gender Division Male: 42 % Female: 58 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 4,891 1,984 2,907
Total Applicants Admitted - 4,374 1,754 2,620
Applicants Enrolled - 1,889 793 1,096
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,882 789 1,093
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 7 4 3

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 42 %

The College Monk

Female: 47 %

Total Graduation Rate: 45 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Marshall University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Marshall University

College of Arts and Media

Majors available

Literature

Lewis College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

College of Health Professions

Majors available

Health Science

College of Liberal Arts

Majors available

Literature

College of Sciences

Majors available

Safety

College of Education and Professional Development

Majors available

Education

Honors College

Majors available

Education

College of Information Technology and Engineering

Majors available

Information Systems

Graduate College

Majors available

Business Management

Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Majors available

Health Science

School of Pharmacy

Majors available

Health Science

Marshall University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $40
Graduate Application Fee $40

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 275
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,788
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 15%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 95%
SAT Math 465 average 440 - 490 range
SAT Critical Reading 455 average 430 - 480 range
ACT Composite 22 average 20 - 25 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Marshall University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grants $4,824 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity $5,035 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $4,000 Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. 3.25 GPA. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Perkins Loan $8,000 Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Direct Subsidized Loans $5,207 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $5,785 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,207 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,207 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
West Virginia Higher Education Grant $2,700 Demonstrate Financial Need. Satisfactory academic progress. March 1st, 2019
West Virginia Higher Education Adult Part Time Student Grant $2,025 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Satisfactory academic progress. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,894 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. March 1st, 2019
Tuition Assistance $1,776 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Marshall University Honors College Scholarship Varies Demonstrate Academic Achievement. Varies
Promise Scholarship Varies West Virginia. Demonstrate Academic Achievement. Varies
Presidential Scholarship $2,500 3.25 GPA ACT 24 Varies
A. Michael Perry Scholarship $1,500 3.00 GPA ACT 22 Varies
Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Opportunity Grant $1,000 Demonstrate Financial Need. Varies

Data Source: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $6,615
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,254
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,816
$75,001 - $110,000 $13,407
Over $110,000 $14,026

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 41% $4,741
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 88% $9,017
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $5,035
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 65% $4,174
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $5,785
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 58% $5,207
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 9,037
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 124
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $266,814
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,152
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 184 $6,195
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 146 $5,894
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 38 $7,351

Data Source: http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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