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Marshall University

Huntington, WV

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Marshall University, a public institution founded in 1837, resides on 100 urban acres in Huntington, West Virginia. The school offers two associate's degrees, 44 bachelor's degrees and 46 graduate programs. The Marshall University Thundering Herd compete in the NCAA Division I Conference USA.

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Quick Facts

1 John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755

2013-2014 Tuition

$14,446 Tuition and Fees


9885 undergraduate students
44% male / 56% female


rolling application deadline
79.8% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1837

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Science, Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design, Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration, Adult and Continuing Education Administration, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation, Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, History Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Latin Teacher Education, Engineering, General, Pre-Engineering, Engineering, General, Civil Engineering, General, Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, Japanese Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, English Language and Literature/Letters, Other, General Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biology, General, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, General, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology, Mathematics, General, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Environmental Science, Systems Science and Theory, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Physics, Psychology, General, Psychology, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Economics, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Sociology and Anthropology, Commercial Photography, Fashion/Apparel Design, Graphic Design, Game and Interactive Media Design, Acting, Directing and Theatrical Production, Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Photography, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramic Arts and Ceramics, Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts, Music Performance, General, Music Theory and Composition, Keyboard Instruments, Voice and Opera, Stringed Instruments, Brass Instruments, Woodwind Instruments, Percussion Instruments, Music, Visual and Performing Arts, Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist, Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pre-Dentistry Studies, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies, Pre-Pharmacy Studies, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Pre-Nursing Studies, Pre-Chiropractic Studies, Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies, Pre-Optometry Studies, Pre-Physical Therapy Studies, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other, Dietetics/Dietitian, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Management Information Systems, General, Management Information Systems and Services, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Marketing, History, General, History, Communication and Media Studies, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Advertising, Sports Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Engineering, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature/Letters, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Military Technologies and Applied Sciences, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Social Sciences, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, History, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 9,885
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,519
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 846
Percent of male undergraduates: 44%
Percent of female undergraduates: 56%
Percent of international undergraduates: 1%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: track and field (indoor)

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