Marshall University: Admission & Tests

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Marshall University LogoBelow is a brief overview of Marshall University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Marshall University admission requirements are rather easy; in 2013-14 this school accepted 73 percent of the applicants.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Marshall University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Marshall University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Marshall University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00. The first-professional application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Assessment Test is not a requied component of the application procedure. Only 21 percent of applicants at Marshall University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 430 to 570 on Critical Reading, from 420 to 580 on Math, and from 410 to 570 on Writing. Hence if you got above 530 in SAT Critical Reading, 540 in SAT Math, and 530 in SAT Writingthen it should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
400
500
530

SAT Math
390
500
540

SAT Writing
380
490
530

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a necessary stage of the application process at Marshall University. 91 percent of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 18 to 25 on Composite, from 19 to 27 on English, from 16 to 25 on Math, and from 5 to 9 on Writing. Therefore, if you scored above 24 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, 23 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writing - this gives good chances to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
17
22
24

ACT English
18
23
25

ACT Math
15
21
23

ACT Writing
5
7
8

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(800)
642-3463
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Marshall University, please contact this college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (800) 642-3463 or check Marshall University Website

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