Marshall is an above-average public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,846 undergraduate students. The Marshall acceptance rate is 90%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 49% of students, Marshall alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,900.
NCAA Division I-FBS
Marshall University Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.78 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.88 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.89 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities184 Graduates
Elementary Education60 Graduates
High School Education60 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies52 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies51 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.113 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.122 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.61 responses
Marshall University Reviews
Marshall is one of the more affordable universities in my area. I've gotten many opportunities to improve myself both within my major and outside it. It feels as if a new opportunity of some sort is advertised each week. The professors are, for the most part, very helpful. Nearly all of the faculty and students I have met are friendly. The city it's in has a lot of crime, however, but Marshall has quite a few campus police to make up for this. I recommend Marshall University highly if you're looking for an undergraduate degree!
The education and social atmosphere that I have been involved with so far have been very pleasing. Teachers are cooperative and offer study groups, plenty of credit opportunities, and personal assistance to struggling students. I wish that there were certain credits that were not required for all majors, such as music, so that students could hone their experience more on their careers. However the campus has extended safety measures considering the part of town it is located in, a diverse campus, plenty of learning opportunities, and excellent extracurriculars, counseling, and social opportunities.
I LOVE Marshall University. With me being in the military, it has been hard to balance college full time with the national guard and my other jobs as well but Marshall's professors have been so supportive and I could not have picked a better college! I have also made friends from all over the world who have become very close to me!