Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2005
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 45
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 41
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.) 3
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 94
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 Stephen James Kopp    Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
Dir. Admissions: Barbara Tarter (Interim)    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2005
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 13,996 10,969 155,333
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,845 8,756 131,332
     Graduate  3,938 2,000 24,001
     First Professional 213 213 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,996 10,969
     Huntington 11,923 10,107
     South Charleston 2,073 861
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,996 10,969
      Freshman 2,234 2,162
      Sophomore 2,086 1,991
      Junior 2,036 1,924
      Senior 2,816 2,473
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 673 205
      Graduate 3,938 2,000
      First Professional 213 213
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 13,996 5,562 8,434 9,737 4,209 5,528 4,259 1,353 2,906
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 43% 57% 100% 32% 68%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,845 4,291 5,554 8,190 3,625 4,565 1,655 666 989
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 44% 56% 100% 40% 60%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,938 1,144 2,794 1,334 457 877 2,604 687 1,917
     % of Total 100% 29% 71% 100% 34% 66% 100% 26% 74%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 213 127 86 213 127 86 0 0 0
     % of Total 100% 60% 40% 100% 60% 40% N/A N/A N/A
 
Ethnic Composition  
 
  Total White Black Hispanic Asian Am. Ind. Unknown Foreign
All Levels                
     Headcount 13,996 11,413 611 98 138 51 1,445 240
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.5% 4.4% 0.7% 1.0% 0.4% 10.3% 1.7%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,845 8,526 487 84 86 29 541 92
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.6% 4.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0.3% 5.5% 0.9%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,938 2,709 120 12 35 18 897 147
     % of All Races 100.0% 68.8% 3.0% 0.3% 0.9% 0.5% 22.8% 3.7%
First Professional                
     Headcount 213 178 4 2 17 4 7 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 83.6% 1.9% 0.9% 8.0% 1.9% 3.3% 0.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.0
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 22.7
     Graduate 34.4
     First Professsional 26.2
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,996 11,719 2,037 240 11,463 1,531 1,002
     % of Total 100% 83.7% 14.6% 1.7% 81.9% 10.9% 7.2%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,845 8,145 1,608 92 8,026 1,069 750
     % of Total 100.0% 82.7% 16.3% 0.9% 81.5% 10.9% 7.6%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,938 3,380 411 147 3,249 438 251
     % of Total 100.0% 85.8% 10.4% 3.7% 82.5% 11.1% 6.4%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 213 194 18 1 188 24 1
     % of Total 100.0% 91.1% 8.5% 0.5% 88.3% 11.3% 0.5%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,996 206 9,639 3,938 213
     Business 1,847 N/A 1,477 370 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 379 N/A 204 175 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,097 N/A 1,818 2,279 N/A
     Fine Arts 395 N/A 363 32 N/A
     Graduate   396 N/A 0 396 N/A
     Health Professions 1,402 206 1,011 185 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 425 N/A 403 22 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,224 N/A 1,898 326 N/A
     Medicine 340 N/A 65 62 213
     Regents BA 377 N/A 377 0 N/A
     Science 1,164 N/A 1,073 91 N/A
     University College 950 N/A 950 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2412  
Accepted 1982 82.2%
Enrolled 1715 71.1%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2005-06
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,715
Full Time 1,683
Part Time 32
Note:  Based on early semester (October 15, 2005) 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.
Completion of course requirementions are detailed on the following website:
Source:  http://www.marshall.edu/admissions/adm_req_freshmen.html
ACT/HS GPA Profile: (for 4-yr degree seeking freshmen - Fall 2005)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.2 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 5%
24-29 27%
18-23 62%
12-17 6%
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%
Fall 2004 to Fall 2005 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 2005-06
   Associate 90
   Baccalaureate 1,487
   Masters 871
   Education Specialist 37
   Doctoral 10
   First Professional (M.D.) 43
   Total 2,538
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 204 13.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 93 10.7%    Counseling, M.A.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 133 8.9%    Special Educ, M.A. 80 9.2%    Reading Educ, M.A.
   Management, B.B.A. 103 6.9%    Business Admin, M.B.A. 66 7.6%    Leadership Studies, M.A.
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 90 6.1%    Adult & Tech Education, M.S. 59 6.8%    Elementary Educ, M.A.
   Psychology, B.A. 89 6.0%    Counseling, M.A. 46 5.3%    Business Admin, M.B.A.
   Marketing, B.B.A. 77 5.2%    Health Care Administration, M.S. 44 5.1%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 659 7.4%    Special Educ, M.A. 450 14.4%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 567 6.3%    Adult & Technical Educ, M.S. 258 8.3%
   Biological Science, B.S. 552 6.2%    Counseling, M.A. 253 8.1%
   Psychology, B.A. 435 4.9%    Reading Education, M.A. 235 7.5%
   Journalism, B.A. 403 4.5%    Business Administration, M.B.A. 226 7.3%
   Criminal Justice B.A. 378 4.2%    Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T. 181 5.8%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      1,966  $      2,081  $      7,544
Out-of-State  $      5,317  $      5,936  $    19,239
Metro  $      3,535  $      3,870  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 278 57 335 30 365
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 152 34 186 13 199
         % of Gender Total 55% 60% 56% 43% 55%
     Male          
          Headcount 126 23 149 17 166
         % of Gender Total 45% 40% 44% 57% 45%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 268 46 314 30 344
         % of Race Total 96% 81% 94% 100% 94%
     Black          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 3 1 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 5 10 15 0 15
         % of Race Total 2% 18% 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 416 57 473 181 654
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 169 23 192 52 244
         % of Gender Total 41% 40% 41% 29% 37%
     Male          
          Headcount 247 34 281 129 410
         % of Gender Total 59% 60% 59% 71% 63%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 366 50 416 146 562
         % of Race Total 88% 88% 88% 81% 86%
     Black          
          Headcount 15 4 19 7 26
         % of Race Total 4% 7% 4% 4% 4%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 6 1 7 8 15
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 26 2 28 20 48
         % of Race Total 6% 4% 6% 11% 7%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 176 25 201 58 259
         % of Rank Total 42% 44% 42% 32% 40%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 97 19 116 54 170
         % of Rank Total 23% 33% 25% 30% 26%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 120 10 130 62 192
         % of Rank Total 29% 18% 27% 34% 29%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 23 3 26 7 33
         % of Rank Total 6% 5% 5% 4% 5%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 60% 56% 59% 45% 55%
% with Terminal Degree 79% 91% 80% 96% 85%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1941 1537 404
  Faculty 956 673 283
  Adjunct Faculty 67 54 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 82 0 82
   Classified Staff 667 646 21
   Nonclassified Staff 169 164 5
Total Huntington 1490 1176 314
  Faculty 629 432 197
  Adjunct Faculty 62 49 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 81 0 81
   Classified Staff 575 557 18
   Nonclassified Staff 143 138 5
Total Medical 290 258 32
  Faculty 212 182 30
  Adjunct Faculty 3 3 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 59 57 2
   Nonclassified Staff 16 16 0
Total South Charleston 161 103 58
  Faculty 115 59 56
  Adjunct Faculty 2 2 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 33 32 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 26
     Upper Undergraduate 21
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