Comparison of Marshall University, West Virginia, and Natl ACT Scores
1973-74 through 2002-03
  Composite English     Math     Reading     Science Reasoning    
     
Year MU WV NATL MU WV NATL MU WV NATL MU WV NATL MU WV NATL
1973-74 19.2 18.6 18.9 18.5 18.0 17.9 18.4 17.3 18.3 18.8 17.8 18.1 20.7 20.7 20.8
1974-75 18.7 18.1 18.6 18.2 17.7 17.7 17.2 16.5 17.6 18.4 17.0 17.4 20.6 20.8 21.1
1975-76 17.9 17.6 18.3 17.5 17.4 17.5 16.3 16.2 17.5 17.0 16.2 17.0 20.3 20.4 20.8
1976-77 17.6 17.7 18.4 17.4 17.5 17.7 15.7 15.9 17.4 16.6 16.5 17.3 20.3 20.5 20.9
1977-78 17.5 17.5 18.5 17.5 17.5 17.9 15.2 15.5 17.5 16.6 16.0 17.1 20.2 20.3 20.9
1978-79 17.2 17.7 18.6 17.6 17.7 17.9 14.8 15.9 17.5 16.0 16.3 17.2 19.9 20.6 21.1
1979-80 17.6 17.7 18.5 17.8 17.7 17.9 15.2 15.8 17.4 16.6 16.4 17.2 20.3 20.6 21.1
1980-81 17.5 17.6 18.5 17.6 17.5 17.8 15.2 15.8 17.3 16.4 16.3 17.2 20.2 20.5 21.7
1981-82 17.6 17.4 18.7 17.6 17.5 18.0 15.1 15.4 17.3 16.7 16.2 17.6 20.4 20.2 21.3
1982-83 17.9 17.2 18.8 18.1 17.3 18.2 15.3 15.1 17.4 17.1 15.7 17.8 20.5 20.2 21.2
1983-84 17.3 17.4 18.5 17.7 17.7 18.1 14.6 15.3 17.3 16.3 15.9 17.3 20.0 20.2 21.0
1984-85 17.2 17.5 18.9 17.8 17.6 18.4 14.6 15.4 17.6 16.0 16.1 17.7 20.1 20.2 21.3
1985-86 17.4 17.4 18.6 17.9 17.7 18.1 14.7 15.2 17.2 16.3 16.0 17.4 20.3 20.2 21.2
1986-87 17.5 17.6 19.2 18.0 17.9 18.9 14.6 15.2 17.7 16.6 16.4 18.2 20.4 20.5 21.7
1987-88 17.4 17.6 19.0 18.1 18.1 18.7 14.5 15.3 17.4 16.1 16.1 17.8 20.3 20.5 21.6
1988-89 17.7 17.5 19.0 18.3 17.9 18.7 14.7 15.0 17.3 16.6 16.2 17.9 20.6 20.4 21.4
1989-90 17.5 17.4 18.6 18.2 17.9 19.0 14.7 15.0 17.8 16.0 15.8 18.1 20.4 20.4 21.9
1990-91* 19.7 19.7 20.6 20.1 19.9 20.2 18.2 18.5 19.6 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1991-92 20.4 19.4 21.1 20.6 19.3 21.2 18.8 17.9 20.3 21.3 20.1 N/A 20.5 19.6 21.9
1992-93 20.6 19.8 21.1 20.6 19.7 20.8 19.1 18.5 20.3 21.6 20.5 21.7 20.3 20.1 21.0
1993-94 20.6 19.9 21.4 20.7 19.7 21.0 19.0 18.6 20.6 21.4 20.5 21.9 20.7 20.1 21.3
1994-95 20.2 20.1 21.4 20.3 20.0 21.0 18.7 18.8 20.7 21.1 20.8 22.0 20.5 20.5 21.5
1995-96 20.6 19.9 21.5 20.6 19.7 21.1 18.9 18.5 20.8 21.6 20.7 22.1 20.9 20.3 21.6
1996-97 20.8 20.0 21.5 20.8 19.8 21.1 19.1 18.6 20.7 21.8 20.7 2.0 21.1 20.4 21.6
1997-98 20.8 20.0 21.7 20.7 19.7 21.2 19.2 18.8 21.2 21.6 20.7 22.2 21.0 20.3 21.7
1998-99 20.8 20.1 21.7 20.8 19.9 21.1 19.3 19.0 21.3 21.5 20.7 22.1 20.8 20.4 21.6
1999-00 21.1 20.2 21.6 21.4 20.1 21.3 19.5 19.0 21.2 22.0 20.9 22.0 21.1 20.3 21.5
2000-01 21.3   22.1 21.6   21.6 19.8   21.7 22.0   22.5 21.2   21.9
2001-02 21.7   21.9 22.2   21.6 20.0   21.5 22.7   22.3 21.6   21.9
2002-03 21.8     22.1     20.2     22.6     21.6    
* No comparison data available for the areas of reading and natural science due to enhanced changes in the tests.
Notes: 
National means were calculated from a 10 percent sample of the scores from 1973-74 through 1980-81.
ACT scores for Marhall University exclude the Marshall Community & Technical College.
Sources:  Marshall University Office of Admissions, ACT Class Profile Service Report.