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Marshall University
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  • 4 Year
  • HUNTINGTON, WV

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Marshall is a public university located in Huntington, West Virginia. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,123 undergraduate students. The Marshall acceptance rate is 87%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 49% of students, Marshall alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,500.

About

1 JOHN MARSHALL DR
HUNTINGTON, WV 25755
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Conference USA

Marshall University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Marshall Admissions

Acceptance Rate
87%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1150
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$8,508 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,581 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 78 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 95 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,123 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,292
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Friendly but not completely focused
    40%
  • Goal oriented
    38%
  • Unique
    14%
  • Lazy
    3%
  • High.
    2%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Snobby
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 119 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 128 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Good Learning Environment
    32%
  • Best. Decision. Ever.
    31%
  • Gets the job done
    8%
  • Small
    8%
  • Welcoming
    8%
  • Minimal
    4%
  • Disgusting.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 61 responses

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