|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,530 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Marshall University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,891 applications and 4,374 students were granted admission. Marshall University is at the #87 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 15% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1135|
|ACT||19 to 24|
Marshall University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,260 and in-state students paid $6,032.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Marshall University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,824 (which is 8.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Marshall University in 2016-2017, was 1,105, which is 58% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,207 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Marshall University has enrolled a total of 13,647 students (10,178 students full-time and 3,469 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,647 students, 603 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 9,615 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,032 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 991 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 5%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Marshall University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||18%||350||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||10%||202|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||9%||172|
|English Language And Literature/letters||3%||65|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||53|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||52|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Marshall University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
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