Standard Answers to Survey Questions
Marshall University 
Reporting Semester Fall 2006
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 46
Phone: (304) 696-3170      Masters 42
(800) 642-3499      Ed. S. 2
     Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, Ed.D.,DMP) 4
FICE: 003815      First Professional 1
     Total 97
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: Tammy Johnson    Geology BA/BS
Dir. Inst. Research: Michael McGuffey
   Source:  WV Higher Ed Policy Commission, December 2006
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 13,940 10,820 152,800
     Undergraduate  (excludes MCTC) 9,725 8,539 128,091
     Graduate  3,994 2,059 24,709
     First Professional 221 221 N/A
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Campus
  HC FTE
All Students 13,940 10,820
     Huntington 11,846 9,949
     South Charleston 2,094 871
Headcount (HC) and Full Time Equivalent (FTE) by Classification
  HC FTE
All Students 13,940 10,819
      Freshman 2,078 2,016
      Sophomore 1,925 1,847
      Junior 1,992 1,880
      Senior 2,937 2,586
      Unclassified (Undergraduate) 793 211
      Graduate 3,994 2,059
      First Professional 221 221
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 13,940 5,539 8,401 9,608 4,182 5,426 4,332 1,357 2,975
     % of Total 100% 40% 60% 100% 44% 56% 100% 31% 69%
Undergraduate                   
     Headcount 9,725 4,302 5,423 7,973 3,562 4,411 1,752 740 1,012
     % of Total 100% 44% 56% 100% 45% 55% 100% 42% 58%
Graduate                  
     Headcount 3,994 1,105 2,889 1,414 488 926 2,580 617 1,963
     % of Total 100% 28% 72% 100% 35% 65% 100% 24% 76%
First Professional                  
     Headcount 221 132 89 221 132 89 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 13,940 11,431 605 110 134 42 1,345 273
     % of All Races 100.0% 82.0% 4.3% 0.8% 1.0% 0.3% 9.6% 2.0%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)                
     Headcount 9,725 8,373 497 93 92 24 554 92
     % of All Races 100.0% 86.1% 5.1% 1.0% 0.9% 0.2% 5.7% 0.9%
Graduate                
     Headcount 3,994 2,888 104 16 25 17 764 180
     % of All Races 100.0% 72.3% 2.6% 0.4% 0.6% 0.4% 19.1% 4.5%
First Professional                
     Headcount 221 170 4 1 17 1 27 1
     % of All Races 100.0% 76.9% 1.8% 0.5% 7.7% 0.5% 12.2% 0.5%
Age
  Mean
  Age
All Levels 26.4
     Undergraduate (excludes MCTC) 23.1
     Graduate 34.5
     First Professsional 25.9
Residency:
    State of Residency Fee Purposes
  Total In-State Oth U.S. Foreign In-State Out-State Metro
All Levels              
     Headcount 13,940 11,532 2,135 273 11,296 1,624 1,020
     % of Total 100% 82.7% 15.3% 2.0% 81.0% 11.6% 7.3%
Undergraduate (excludes MCTC)              
     Headcount 9,725 7,933 1,700 92 7,807 1,137 781
     % of Total 100.0% 81.6% 17.5% 0.9% 80.3% 11.7% 8.0%
Graduate              
     Headcount 3,994 3,398 416 180 3,301 455 238
     % of Total 100.0% 85.1% 10.4% 4.5% 82.6% 11.4% 6.0%
First-Professional              
     Headcount 221 201 19 1 188 32 1
     % of Total 100.0% 91.0% 8.6% 0.5% 85.1% 14.5% 0.5%
College Enrollment by Level:
    Level
  Total 2-yr Undgr Grad 1st Prof
All Colleges 13,940 219 9,506 3,994 221
     Business 1,717 N/A 1,373 344 N/A
     CITE (GSITE) 416 N/A 268 148 N/A
     Education & Human Serv 4,037 N/A 1,710 2,327 N/A
     Fine Arts 386 N/A 353 33 N/A
     Graduate   443 N/A 0 443 N/A
     Health Professions 1,459 219 1,062 178 N/A
     Journalism and Mass Comm 389 N/A 374 15 N/A
     Liberal Arts 2,149 N/A 1,812 337 N/A
     Medicine 300 N/A 0 79 221
     Regents BA 402 N/A 402 0 N/A
     Science 1,336 N/A 1,246 90 N/A
     University College 906 N/A 906 0 N/A
Freshmen Admissions:
Applicants - First-Time Freshmen
  MU
  # %
Freshmen Applicants 2305  
Accepted 1877 81.4%
Enrolled 1549 67.2%
Source:  Applicants for Undergraduate Admission, Fall of Academic Year 2006-07
Distribution of Degree Seeking  First-Time Freshmen by Full Time/Part Time Status
  Total
Total 1,549
Full Time 1,528
Part Time 21
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 2006)
Avg. ACT Composite: 22.3 Avg. HS GPA
   Total 3.33
ACT Score Breakdown:
30-36 4%
24-29 30%
18-23 60%
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%
Fall 2005 to Fall 2006 73%
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%
Fall 1999 43.0%
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%
Fall 1999 42.5%
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 84
   Baccalaureate 1,433
   Masters 861
   Education Specialist 29
   Doctoral 11
   First Professional (M.D.) 46
   Total 2,464
Degree Program Information:
Top degree programs by degrees conferred:
Undergraduate # degrees % of Bacc. Graduate # degrees % of Mast.
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts              200 14.0% MA Reading Education               93 10.8%
BA Education, Elementary              103 7.2% MA Special Education               71 8.2%
BBA Management               98 6.8% MBA Business Administration               69 8.0%
BBA Marketing               92 6.4% MA Counseling               61 7.1%
BA Psychology               88 6.1% MS Adult and Tech Education               57 6.6%
BS Biological Science               88 6.1% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching               55 6.4%
Top degree programs by enrollment:
Undergraduate # enrolled % of Bacc. Graduate # enrolled % of Mast.
BA Education, Elementary 585 6.7% MA Special Education 428 13.9%
BA Education, Secondary 551 6.3% MA Counseling 266 8.7%
BS Biological Science 520 6.0% MS Adult and Tech Education 248 8.1%
Psychology, BA 409 4.7% MA Reading Education 240 7.8%
BA Regents Bachelor of Arts 402 4.6% MBA Business Administration 180 5.9%
BA Journalism 374 4.3% MAT Master of Arts in Teaching 165 5.4%
Tuition and Fees per Regular Semester (Huntington)
  Student Level
  Undgr Grad 1st Prof
In-State  $      2,075  $      2,193  $      7,820
Out-of-State  $      5,527  $      6,164  $    19,866
Metro  $      3,691  $      4,036  N/A 
Faculty Characteristics:
Part Time Faculty:
      Total  Med Sch  University
  4-yr So Chas SC, 4-yr Fac Total
Total 292 59 351 25 376
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 160 33 193 10 203
         % of Gender Total 55% 56% 55% 40% 54%
     Male          
          Headcount 132 26 158 15 173
         % of Gender Total 45% 44% 45% 60% 46%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 272 55 327 24 351
         % of Race Total 93% 93% 93% 96% 93%
     Black          
          Headcount 4 0 4 0 4
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
     Asian          
          Headcount 10 4 14 1 15
         % of Race Total 3% 7% 4% 4% 4%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 1 0 1 0 1
         % of Race Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
     Unknown/Missing          
          Headcount 2 0 2 0 2
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
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 414 55 469 193 662
Gender          
     Female          
          Headcount 162 20 182 60 242
         % of Gender Total 39% 36% 39% 31% 37%
     Male          
          Headcount 252 35 287 133 420
         % of Gender Total 61% 64% 61% 69% 63%
Race          
     White          
          Headcount 363 49 412 159 571
         % of Race Total 88% 89% 88% 82% 86%
     Black          
          Headcount 14 4 18 5 23
         % of Race Total 3% 7% 4% 3% 3%
     Hispanic          
          Headcount 6 1 7 8 15
         % of Race Total 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%
     Asian          
          Headcount 28 1 29 21 50
         % of Race Total 7% 2% 6% 11% 8%
     American Indian          
          Headcount 3 0 3 0 3
         % of Race Total 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Rank          
     Professor          
          Headcount 166 30 196 63 259
         % of Rank Total 40% 55% 42% 33% 39%
     Associate Professor          
          Headcount 99 15 114 49 163
         % of Rank Total 24% 27% 24% 25% 25%
     Assistant Professor          
          Headcount 123 9 132 75 207
         % of Rank Total 30% 16% 28% 39% 31%
     Instructor          
          Headcount 26 1 27 6 33
         % of Rank Total 6% 2% 6% 3% 5%
     No Rank          
          Headcount 0 0 0 0 0
         % of Rank Total 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
% Tenured 58% 65% 59% 42% 54%
% with Terminal Degree 79% 91% 81% 96% 85%
Note:  Library and Adjunct Faculty (faculty administrators, deans, and coaches) are excluded.
Human Resources
  Total Full Time Part Time
Total University 1969 1560 409
  Faculty 988 682 306
  Adjunct Faculty 70 63 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 70 0 70
   Classified Staff 667 646 21
   Nonclassified Staff 174 169 5
Total Huntington 1519 1200 319
  Faculty 654 431 223
  Adjunct Faculty 64 57 7
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 69 0 69
   Classified Staff 583 566 17
   Nonclassified Staff 149 146 3
Total Medical 295 265 30
  Faculty 219 194 25
  Adjunct Faculty 5 5 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 0 0 0
   Classified Staff 53 50 3
   Nonclassified Staff 18 16 2
Total South Charleston 155 95 60
  Faculty 115 57 58
  Adjunct Faculty 1 1 0
  Teaching Graduate Assistants 1 0 1
   Classified Staff 31 30 1
   Nonclassified Staff 7 7 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 23
     Lower Undergraduate 25
     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