Standard Answers to Survey Questions  
Marshall University and Marshall Community & Technical College
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 and MU are included in this report.
Name: Marshall University Number of Degrees Offered by Level:
Address: One John Marshall Drive      Certificate 12
Huntington, WV  25755      Associate 25
     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 129
Control,Type: Public, Co-ed Note: the following programs are included once each in these counts.
Date Founded: 1837    Chemistry BS/BS Chem
Academic Calender: Semester    Biological Science, MA/MS
   Geography BA/BS; MA/MS
President  Stephen James Kopp    Geology BA/BS
President (MCTC) Vicki L. Riley
Dir. Admissions: Barbara Tarter (Interim)    Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2005
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
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 16,585 12,578 179,476
     MCTC 2,589 1,610 24,143
     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 16,585 12,578
     Huntington 11,923 10,107
     MCTC 2,589 1,610
     South Charleston 2,073 861
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 16,585 12,578
      Freshman 3,315 2,972
      Sophomore 2,620 2,394
      Junior 2,401 2,111  
      Senior 3,131 2,589
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 967 300
      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 16,585 7,162 9,423 11,042 4,880 6,162 5,543 2,282 3,261
     % of Total 100% 43% 57% 100% 44% 56% 100% 41% 59%
MCTC                  
     Headcount 2,589 1,600 989 1,305 671 634 1,284 929 355
     % of Total 100% 62% 38% 100% 51% 49% 100% 72% 28%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                  
     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 16,585 13,429 760 130 151 57 1,815 243
     % of All Races 100.0% 81.0% 4.6% 0.8% 0.9% 0.3% 10.9% 1.5%
MCTC                
     Headcount 2,589 2,016 149 32 13 6 370 3
     % of All Races 100.0% 77.9% 5.8% 1.2% 0.5% 0.2% 14.3% 0.1%
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 26.7
     MCTC 30.4
     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 16,585 13,906 2,436 243 13,581 1,872 1,132
     % of Total 100% 83.8% 14.7% 1.5% 81.9% 11.3% 6.8%
MCTC              
     Headcount 2,589 2,187 399 3 2,118 341 130
     % of Total 100.0% 84.5% 15.4% 0.1% 81.8% 13.2% 5.0%
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 16,585 2,795 9,639 3,938 213
     Comm & Tech 2,589 2,589 N/A N/A N/A
     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 N/A N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU MCTC
  # % # %
Freshmen Applicants 2412   695  
Accepted 1982 82.2% 694 99.9%
Enrolled 1715 71.1% 467 67.2%
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 MU MCTC
Total 2,182 1,715 467
Full Time 2,059 1,683 376
Part Time 123 32 91
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 2004-05
   Certificate of Proficiency 16
   Associate 404          MCTC: 314 Marshall Univ: 90
   Baccalaureate 1,487
   Masters 871
   Education Specialist 37
   Doctoral 10
   First Professional (M.D.) 43
   Total 2,868
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate (MU) # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
   Regents B.A. 204 13.7%    Reading Educ, M.A. 93 10.7%
   Elementary Educ, B.A. 133 8.9%    Special Educ, M.A. 80 9.2%
   Management, B.B.A. 103 6.9%    Business Admin, M.B.A. 66 7.6%
   Secondary Educ, B.A. 90 6.1%    Adult & Tech Education, M.S. 59 6.8%
   Psychology, B.A. 89 6.0%    Counseling, M.A. 46 5.3%
   Marketing, B.B.A. 77 5.2%    Health Care Administration, M.S. 44 5.1%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # degrees % of Assoc.
  Occupational Development, A.A.S. 43 13.7%
  Information Technology, A.A.S. 34 10.8%
  Radiologic Technology, A.A.S. 29 9.2%
  Legal Assistant, A.A.S. 28 8.9%
  Board of Governors, A.A.S. 26 8.3%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate (MU) # 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%
Undergraduate (MCTC) # enrolled % of Asso.
  Police Science, A.A.S. 404 17.2%
  Occupational Development, A.A.S. 308 13.1%
  Radiologic Technology, A.A.S. 218 9.3%
  Management Technology, A.A.S. 199 8.5%
  General Studies, A.A. 171 7.3%
  Physical Therapy Assistant, A.A.S. 129 5.5%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Huntington MCTC
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof Undgr
In-State  $      1,966  $      2,081  $      7,544  $           1,407
Out-of-State  $      5,317  $      5,936  $    19,239  $           4,071
Metro  $      3,535  $      3,870  N/A   $           2,734
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  MCTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 88 278 57 423 30 453
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 49 152 34 235 13 248
         % of Gender Total 56% 55% 60% 56% 43% 55%
     Male            
          Headcount 39 126 23 188 17 205
         % of Gender Total 44% 45% 40% 44% 57% 45%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 81 268 46 395 30 425
         % of Race Total 92% 96% 81% 93% 100% 94%
     Black            
          Headcount 1 1 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 3 1 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian            
          Headcount 4 5 10 19 0 19
         % of Race Total 5% 2% 18% 4% 0% 4%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 1 0 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing            
          Headcount 1 1 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Note:  Includes teaching graduate assistants, permanent and temporary part-time faculty.
Full Time Faculty:
        Total - MCTC Med Sch  University
  CTC 4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 36 416 57 509 181 690
Gender            
     Female            
          Headcount 25 169 23 217 52 269
         % of Gender Total 69% 41% 40% 43% 29% 39%
     Male            
          Headcount 11 247 34 292 129 421
         % of Gender Total 31% 59% 60% 57% 71% 61%
Race            
     White            
          Headcount 33 366 50 449 146 595
         % of Race Total 92% 88% 88% 88% 81% 86%
     Black            
          Headcount 3 15 4 22 7 29
         % of Race Total 8% 4% 7% 4% 4% 4%
     Hispanic            
          Headcount 0 6 1 7 8 15
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian            
          Headcount 0 26 2 28 20 48
         % of Race Total 0% 6% 4% 6% 11% 7%
     American Indian            
          Headcount 0 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank            
     Professor            
          Headcount 8 176 25 209 58 267
         % of Rank Total 22% 42% 44% 41% 32% 39%
     Associate Professor            
          Headcount 5 97 19 121 54 175
         % of Rank Total 14% 23% 33% 24% 30% 25%
     Assistant Professor            
          Headcount 9 120 10 139 62 201
         % of Rank Total 25% 29% 18% 27% 34% 29%
     Instructor            
          Headcount 13 23 3 39 7 46
         % of Rank Total 36% 6% 5% 8% 4% 7%
     No Rank            
          Headcount 1 0 0 1 0 1
         % of Rank Total 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 50% 60% 56% 59% 45% 55%
% with Terminal Degree 19% 79% 91% 76% 96% 81%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 2088 1594 494
  Faculty 1080 709 371
  Adjunct Faculty 67 54 13
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 82 0 82
   Classified Staff 678 656 22
   Nonclassified Staff 181 175 6
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
Total MCTC 147 57 90
  Faculty 124 36 88
  Adjunct Faculty 0 0 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 11 10 1
   Nonclassified Staff 12 11 1
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 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
     Foundation 33
     Career Technical 21
     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