Admissions, One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Phone: (800) 642-3499
rolling application deadline
Marshall University is a public institution that was founded in 1837. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,018, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 70 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Marshall University's ranking in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 39. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,648 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $13,480 (2011-12).
School mission (as provided by the school):
Marshall University is a place where campus soon becomes home. It's a place where the classes are small and the programs are strong. Most important, Marshall is a place where the people care and quickly make you a part of the Marshall family. If you are looking for a university that will provide you with the support and opportunities you need to be successful, look to Marshall University!
When you consider everything contained on Marshall's campus, it's hart to believe it all fits in a space of 16 square blocks. From the 123,00 square feet of fitness and fun in the Recreation Center, to the state-of-the-art research facilities in the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center, Marshall offers a world of opportunity in a close-knit community.
The compact nature of our campus is just one aspect of its accessibility. Despite our proximity to the beautiful West Virginia hills, our campus is relatively flat. Also, more than half of our grounds are closed to vehicle traffic, yet commuter students can find parking nearby.
At Marshall, we value the relationships that are built between faculty and students, and we strive to provide ample opportunity for students to interact with their professors. We begin with a strong contingent of full-time faculty who make up almost 90% of our instructional staff. This means that most of your classes will be taught by someone who is on campus daily.
When affordability meets quality, the result is value, and this is what you'll find in a Marshall University education. We begin in the classroom where you'll start meeting full-time faculty in your first semester. Then we provide you with more than just the classroom experience. All full-time students have access to Marshall's Recreation Center, career and personal counseling services, individual and online tutoring, tickets to all Artists Series and home athletic events, and more. Finally, we give you easy access to need and merit-based financial aid. You might just say that at Marshall, you get more than what you pay for!
School type - public, coed college
Year founded - 1837
Religious affiliation - N/A
Academic calendar - semester
Setting - urban
2010 Endowment - $69,250,301
Selectivity - selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate - 84%
Application deadline - rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by - August 1
Class sizes -
Student-faculty ratio - 20:1
4-year graduation rate - 24% - Medium
Five most popular majors for 2010 graduates -
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 19% Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 16% Education, General 14% Health Professions and Related Programs 8% Psychology 7%