Overview

Applicants
2,866
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average HS GPA
3.40

GPA Breakdown

31%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
450 - 550
SAT Math
430 - 540
ACT Composite
20 - 24

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
740
with Terminal Degree
411

384
Men
356
Women
97
Minority
13
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
52%
Graduate in 5 years
89%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


John Deaver Drinko
attorney, philanthropist

Harvey P. White
chair/CEO, Leap Wireless International

Senator Robert C. Byrd
U.S. Senator

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,382

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$5,820

Average Need-Based Loan
$7,189

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$28,340

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
65%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$5,140
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$13,370
Required Fees
$1,076
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,100

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$2,000

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College Aid Gift
Need-Based Federal Pell Grant
Need-Based Private Sch Grant
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Sch Grant

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
No

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
9,756
Out of State
23%

International
1%
Foreign Countries Represented

Demographics

6.20%
African-American
2.08%
Hispanic
87.00%
Caucasian
1.22%
Unknown
1.41%
International

56% female
44% male
23% are out of state
85% are full time
15% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Suburban
Fire safety rating
63

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions

Program / Service Name
H.E.L.P. (Higher Education for Learning Problems)

Type of Program
For LD/ADD Only

Director
Lynne M. Weston, Ed.S.

College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
Yes

Documentation Requred for LD
A copy of the psychological and educational diagnoses. The psychological evaluation must be within the last three years. The educational evaluation must be within the last year.

Documentation Requred for ADHD
A copy of the psychological and educational diagnoses. The psychological evaluation must be within the last three years. The educational evaluation must be within the last year. There must be written documentation of the Attention-deficit Disorder.

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
No

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
100
Number of Honor Societies
11

Number of Social Sororities
7
Number of Religious Organizations
10

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

Men's Sports (Thundering Herd)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Thundering Herd)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
27

Average Number of PC's per Lab
10

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
special personal purchase contracts with Dell, Gateway, and an on-campus PC service center operated by Compaq

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sabrina Simpson
Admissions Counselor

Address
Welcome Center, Marshall University
1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

Phone
3046966833


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Memorial Student Center Plaza
Drinko Library
Marshall Stadium
Henderson Center
Buskirk Field

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Keith Albee Theater
Big Sandy Civic Center
Pullman Square
Ritter Park and Harris Riverfront Park
Huntington Museum of Art

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 10 am, 1 pm M-F; 10 am Sat
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
see campus tours

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Local public bus, taxi, Greyhound, and Amtrak. Airport located 15 minute drive from Marshall with connecting flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, and Pittsburgh. Yeager Airport in Charleston, about an hour away from Marshall.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From I64 Westbound: Use Exit 11 (Hal Greer Blvd) Turn right at the end of the ramp toward Hal Greer Blvd. Continue along Hal Greer Blvd. to the 5th Ave. intersection. From I64 Eastbound: Use Exit 11 (Hal Greer Blvd) Turn left at the end of the ramp toward Hal Greer Blvd. Continue along Hal Greer Blvd. to the 5th Ave. intersection. From US52 (Ohio) Eastbound: Follow US52 eastbound into Chesapeake. Cross the Ohio-West Virginia bridge. Turn left onto 5th Ave. and continue along 5th Ave. to the Hal Greer Blvd. intersection.

Local Accommodations
Please visit www.marshall.edu/community/