Marshall University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Marshall University is a large four-year, public school with 13,710 students enrolled. This school was established in 1837 and is one of the 6 colleges located in Huntington, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
79
At Marshall University you can get your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Marshall University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 79 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The student retention rate at Marshall University is fair at 71% (above West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Marshall University is low: 45%. Approximately 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Marshall University is reasonably decent, 19:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,000
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, around $12,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Marshall University not covered by tuition are around $1,100; which comes to $14,000 a year.

Read the details about Marshall University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
73%
As reported in recent government data, 3,729 applications were submitted and 2,730 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Marshall University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Marshall University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Marshall University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Marshall University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,600 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, roughly $4,900 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Marshall University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Marshall University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Marshall University Location and Maps



Post Address: Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Dr, Huntington, West Virginia 25755, USA
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