Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2004
General College Information:
Effective 2004-2005, the Marshall Community & Technical College (MCTC) is reported as a separate institution from
Marshall University (MU).  Figures for MCTC are not included in this report.
Marshall University (MU) www.marshall.edu
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 2
     Bachelors 44
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 41
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.) 3
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 93
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed
Date Founded: 1837 Note: the following programs are included once each in these counts.
Academic Calender: Semester    Chemistry BS/BS Chem
   Biological Science, MA/MS
President (Interim): Michael J. Farrell    Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
Dir. Admissions: Craig S. Grooms    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2004
Carnegie Classification for MU: Master's Colleges and Universities I
Enrollment Information:
Headcount (HC), Full Time Equivalent (FTE), Student Credit Hour (SCH) Production by Level
  HC FTE SCH (s)
All Levels 13,925 10,903 154,908
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,861 8,821 132,319
     Graduate  3,865 1,882 22,589
     First Professional 199 199 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,925 10,903
     Huntington 11,797 10,062
     South Charleston 2,128 841
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,925 10,903
      Freshman 2,348 2,274
      Sophomore 2,222 2,113
      Junior 1,979 1,864
      Senior 2,756 2,395
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 556 176
      Graduate 3,865 1,882
      First Professional 199 199
Gender and Full/Part Time Status
  Total Full Time Part Time
  Total Male Female All FT Male Female All PT Male Female
All Levels                  
     Headcount 13,925 5,533 8,392 9,697 4,229 5,468 4,228 1,304 2,924
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 44% 56% 100% 31% 69%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,861 4,246 5,615 8,275 3,658 4,617 1,586 588 998
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 44% 56% 100% 37% 63%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,865 1,171 2,694 1,223 455 768 2,642 716 1,926
     % of Total 100% 30% 70% 100% 37% 63% 100% 27% 73%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 199 116 83 199 116 83 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 58% 42% 100% 58% 42% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 13,925 11,238 569 87 125 49 1,632 225
     % of All Races 100.0% 80.7% 4.1% 0.6% 0.9% 0.4% 11.7% 1.6%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,861 8,391 462 76 81 28 729 94
     % of All Races 100.0% 85.1% 4.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.3% 7.4% 1.0%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,865 2,673 105 10 32 17 897 131
     % of All Races 100.0% 69.2% 2.7% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4% 23.2% 3.4%
First Professional                
     Headcount 199 174 2 1 12 4 6 0
     % of All Races 100.0% 87.4% 1.0% 0.5% 6.0% 2.0% 3.0% 0.0%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.0
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 22.6
     Graduate 34.8
     First Professsional 26.3
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,925 11,712 1,988 225 11,555 1,344 1,026
     % of Total 100% 84.1% 14.3% 1.6% 83.0% 9.7% 7.4%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,861 8,191 1,576 94 8,091 985 785
     % of Total 100.0% 83.1% 16.0% 1.0% 82.1% 10.0% 8.0%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,865 3,334 400 131 3,285 339 241
     % of Total 100.0% 86.3% 10.3% 3.4% 85.0% 8.8% 6.2%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 199 187 12 0 179 20 0
     % of Total 100.0% 94.0% 6.0% 0.0% 89.9% 10.1% 0.0%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,925 196 9,665 3,865 199
     Business 1,893 N/A 1,562 331 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 347 N/A 143 204 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,160 N/A 1,892 2,268 N/A
     Fine Arts 376 N/A 342 34 N/A
     Journalism & Mass Comm 433 N/A 406 27 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,306 N/A 1,976 330 N/A
     Science 1,116 N/A 1,038 78 N/A
     Nursing & Health Prof 1,353 196 1,006 151 N/A
     Graduate School 383 N/A N/A 383 N/A
     Medicine 316 N/A 58 59 199
     Regents BA 375 N/A 375 N/A N/A
     University College 867 N/A 867 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2577  
Accepted 2169 84.2%
Enrolled 1803 70.0%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission (A-1), Fall of Academic Year 2004-05 using the A1 definitions.
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,803
Full Time 1,769
Part Time 34
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2004) enrollment.
Requirements:
Number of High School Units (Years) Required or Recommended (Rec.) by Subject
     English  4
     Social Studies 3
     Math 3
     Science 3 (two of three units must be laboratory science)
   
The student must have a High School G.P.A. of at least  2.00 and an ACT composite score of 19 in addtion to the 
above 2003 Higher Education Policy (HEPC) course requirements.
Source: Admissions (http://www.marshall.edu/www/admissions.asp)
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking freshmen - Fall 2004)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.3 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 29%
18-23 60%
12-17 7%
6-11 0%
Below 6 0%
Retention:
Retention to second year:
First-time, full-time, 4-yr degree seeking freshmen:
Fall 1991 to Fall 1992 70%
Fall 1992 to Fall 1993 71%
Fall 1993 to Fall 1994 73%
Fall 1994 to Fall 1995 70%
Fall 1995 to Fall 1996 70%
Fall 1996 to Fall 1997 72%
Fall 1997 to Fall 1998 72%
Fall 1998 to Fall 1999 72%
Fall 1999 to Fall 2000 74%
Fall 2000 to Fall 2001 75%
Fall 2001 to Fall 2002 73%
Fall 2002 to Fall 2003 75%
Fall 2003 to Fall 2004 72%
Note: Excludes Transition Program Students
Graduation Rate:
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 4 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a degree within 150% of the normal time to complete 
a degree at Marshall University.
Fall 1994 34.4%
Fall 1995 36.1%
Fall 1996 36.1%
Fall 1997 38.3%
Fall 1998 39.1%
Graduation Rate of First-Time, Full-Time 4 year degree seeking freshmen who completed a baccalaureate degree or equivalent within 150% of the 
            normal time to complete a degree at Marshall University.
Fall 1994 34.1%
Fall 1995 35.3%
Fall 1996 35.5%
Fall 1997 37.6%
Fall 1998 38.5%
Source: IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey
Notes:
     Previous Standard Answers to Survey Questions show a graduation rate of students entering Marshall University who graduate within the
     WV State Systems.  The graduation rates shown in this Standard Answers to Survey Questions include the students entering Marshall 
     University and graduating from Marshall University.  
     150% of normal time:  6 years or less for a baccalaureate degree and 3 years or less for an associate degree.
Graduation Information:
Degrees Conferred by Level for academic year 2003-04
   Associate 79
   Baccalaureate 1,395
   Masters 937
   Education Specialist 43
   Doctoral 9
   First Professional (M.D.) 43
   Total 2,506
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 197 14.1%    Counseling, M.A. 87 9.3%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 100 7.2%    Reading Educ, M.A. 84 9.0%
   Management, B.B.A. 97 7.0%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 67 7.2%
   Biological Science, B.S. 85 6.1%    Elementary Educ, M.A. 65 6.9%
   Psychology, B.A. 79 5.7%    Business Admin, M.B.A. 61 6.5%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 78 5.6%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. 59 6.3%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 701 7.7%    Special Educ, M.A. 432 14.4%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 631 6.9%    Reading Educ, M.A. 272 9.1%
   Biological Science, B.S. 554 6.1%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.S. 246 8.2%
   Psychology, B.A. 434 4.8%    Counseling, M.A. 237 7.9%
   Journalism, B.A. 406 4.5%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. 146 4.9%
   Criminal Justice B.A. 388 4.2%    Leadership Studies, M.A. 142 4.7%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      1,909  $      2,020  $      7,294
Out-of-State  $      5,064  $      5,653  $    18,589
Metro  $      3,432  $      3,757  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 266 65 331 27 358
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 151 35 186 10 196
         % of Gender Total 57% 54% 56% 37% 55%
     Male          
          Headcount 115 30 145 17 162
         % of Gender Total 43% 46% 44% 63% 45%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 254 56 310 27 337
         % of Race Total 95% 86% 94% 100% 94%
     Black          
          Headcount 3 1 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 5 8 13 0 13
         % of Race Total 2% 12% 4% 0% 4%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 403 53 456 168 624
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 158 20 178 46 224
         % of Gender Total 39% 38% 39% 27% 36%
     Male          
          Headcount 245 33 278 122 400
         % of Gender Total 61% 62% 61% 73% 64%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 354 48 402 139 541
         % of Race Total 88% 91% 88% 83% 87%
     Black          
          Headcount 16 4 20 4 24
         % of Race Total 4% 8% 4% 2% 4%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 7 0 7 6 13
         % of Race Total 2% 0% 2% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 23 1 24 19 43
         % of Race Total 6% 2% 5% 11% 7%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 172 26 198 59 257
         % of Rank Total 43% 49% 43% 35% 41%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 96 17 113 51 164
         % of Rank Total 24% 32% 25% 30% 26%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 110 9 119 55 174
         % of Rank Total 27% 17% 26% 33% 28%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 25 1 26 3 29
         % of Rank Total 6% 2% 6% 2% 5%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 59% 64% 59% 46% 56%
% with Terminal Degree 78% 92% 79% 98% 84%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1874 1478 396
  Faculty 930 644 286
  Adjunct Faculty 63 50 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 72 0 72
   Classified Staff 662 641 21
   Nonclassified Staff 147 143 4
Total Huntington 1435 1134 301
  Faculty 615 420 195
  Adjunct Faculty 59 46 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 71 0 71
   Classified Staff 566 548 18
   Nonclassified Staff 124 120 4
Total Medical 272 243 29
  Faculty 196 169 27
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 62 60 2
   Nonclassified Staff 13 13 0
Total South Charleston 167 101 66
  Faculty 119 55 64
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 34 33 1
   Nonclassified Staff 10 10 0
Notes:
  Includes sabbaticals and leaves of absences.
  Librarians are included with faculty.
  Adjunct faculty includes faculty administrators, deans, and coaches.
Class Size/Productivity Summary Data:
Student FTE to Faculty FTE Ratio:
Fall 2002 16.6
Fall 2001* 17.4
Fall 2000 16.2
Fall 1999 16.1
Fall 1998 17.0
Fall 1997 16.6
Note: Previous ratios published in the WV Higher Education Report Card differ from current published ratios due to
change in methodology.  The ratio includes MU and MCTC.  A breakdown by institution is not available.
*The ratio for Fall 2001 is based on corrected data.
Source:  WV Higher Education Report Card, 2003
Average Class Size by Course Level
  Overall
Overall Undergraduate 24
     Lower Undergraduate 27
     Upper Undergraduate 20
Graduate 11
Notes:  Special Courses such as Independent Study excluded.
             Courses taught for undergraduates and graduates simultaneously such as MTH 443/543 are listed at 400-level